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.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

95,483 96,043 38,764 39,163 56,719 56,880

Persons who currently want a job

4,877 5,060 2,261 2,460 2,616 2,600

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,481 1,678 770 946 710 731

Discouraged workers(2)

469 453 292 294 176 159

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,012 1,225 478 652 534 573

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,593 7,934 3,559 3,860 4,034 4,074

Percent of total employed

4.9 5.1 4.4 4.6 5.6 5.5

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,286 4,516 2,194 2,417 2,092 2,099

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,978 2,081 638 689 1,341 1,392

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

252 287 170 192 81 95

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,003 993 523 541 480 452

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 07, 2018