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
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

93,262 93,621 36,638 37,245 56,625 56,376

Persons who currently want a job

6,101 5,725 2,764 2,648 3,336 3,077

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,779 1,582 897 843 882 739

Discouraged workers(2)

502 514 294 340 208 174

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,277 1,069 603 503 674 565

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,059 7,425 3,486 3,726 3,573 3,699

Percent of total employed

4.6 4.8 4.3 4.5 5.1 5.1

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,908 4,014 2,134 2,292 1,774 1,722

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,881 1,997 648 685 1,233 1,311

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

288 305 205 194 83 112

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

938 1,041 477 516 461 525

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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