Less multiple jobholding last year
March 15, 2001
The proportion of employed persons who held more than one job declined slightly in 2000.
The multiple jobholding rate decreased from 5.8 percent in 1999 to 5.6 percent in 2000. This reflected declines in the rates for both men and women.
For men, the multiple jobholding rate decreased from 5.7 percent in 1999 to 5.5 percent in 2000. For women, the rate fell from 6.0 percent in 1999 to 5.7 percent in 2000.
These data are a product of the Current Population Survey. Multiple jobholders are employed persons who had either two or more jobs as a wage and salary worker, were self-employed and also held a wage and salary job, or worked as an unpaid family worker and also held a wage and salary job. More information on multiple jobholding in 1999 and 2000 can be found in Table 36 of the January 2001 Employment and Earnings. (Additional information for 1997 and 1998 can be found here.)
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Less multiple jobholding last year on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/mar/wk2/art04.htm (visited January 19, 2017).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Workplace injuries and illnesses and employer costs for workers’ compensation
Workplace injury and illness data and the costs to employers for workers’ compensation in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations.
A look at the future of the U.S. labor force to 2060
Projected long-term trends in the growth, size, and composition of the labor force.
Union membership in the United States
Historical trends in union membership among employed wage and salary workers; union membership by a variety of demographic characteristics.
A look at healthcare spending, employment, pay, benefits, and prices
Spending on healthcare, current and projected employment in the industry, employer-provided healthcare benefits, healthcare prices, and pay for workers in healthcare occupations.
Self-employment in the United States
Trends in self-employment by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, including both the unincorporated and the incorporated self-employed, as well as data on paid employees who work for the self-employed.