Not in the labor force (Current Population Survey)

What is Not in the labor force (Current Population Survey)?

Not in the labor force (Current Population Survey) meaning in Labor terms is Includes persons aged 16 years and older in the civilian noninstitutional population who are neither employed nor unemployed in accordance with the definitions contained in this glossary. Information is collected on their desire for and availability for work, job search activity in the prior year, and reasons for not currently searching. (See Marginally attached workers.)

 

reference: Glossary: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – United States Department of Labor

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