Table A-16. Persons not in the labor force and multiple jobholders by sex, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-16. Persons not in the labor force and multiple jobholders by sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Total Men Women
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

95,089 95,483 38,370 38,764 56,719 56,719

Persons who currently want a job

5,524 4,877 2,636 2,261 2,889 2,616

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,932 1,481 1,020 770 912 710

Discouraged workers(2)

591 469 393 292 198 176

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,341 1,012 627 478 714 534

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

8,107 7,593 3,816 3,559 4,290 4,034

Percent of total employed

5.3 4.9 4.7 4.4 6.0 5.6

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,362 4,286 2,369 2,194 1,992 2,092

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,287 1,978 739 638 1,548 1,341

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

270 252 141 170 130 81

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,136 1,003 538 523 598 480

Footnotes
(1) Data refer to persons who want a job, have searched for work during the prior 12 months, and were available to take a job during the reference week, but had not looked for work in the past 4 weeks.
(2) Includes those who did not actively look for work in the prior 4 weeks for reasons such as thinks no work available, could not find work, lacks schooling or training, employer thinks too young or old, and other types of discrimination.
(3) Includes those who did not actively look for work in the prior 4 weeks for such reasons as school or family responsibilities, ill health, and transportation problems, as well as a number for whom reason for nonparticipation was not determined.
(4) Includes a small number of persons who work part time on their primary job and full time on their secondary job(s), not shown separately.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: December 08, 2017