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
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

95,051 95,406 38,566 38,546 56,485 56,860

Persons who currently want a job

6,166 5,934 2,939 2,713 3,227 3,221

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,089 1,752 1,172 903 917 849

Discouraged workers(2)

623 532 413 305 210 227

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,466 1,220 759 598 707 622

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,314 7,405 3,560 3,658 3,754 3,747

Percent of total employed

4.9 4.9 4.5 4.6 5.3 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,925 3,904 2,162 2,129 1,763 1,776

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,976 1,961 676 693 1,300 1,268

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

232 302 130 188 102 114

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,122 1,190 560 635 562 556

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: February 03, 2017