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Not in Labor Force - Want a Job Now, Women (LNU05026641)


Mar 2024: 2,557 (+ more)   Updated: Apr 5, 2024 7:51 AM CDT
Mar 2024:  2,557  
Feb 2024:  2,925  
Jan 2024:  3,135  
Dec 2023:  2,867  
Nov 2023:  2,635  
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Thousands of Persons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'

The source code is: LNU05026641

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Not in Labor Force - Want a Job Now, Women [LNU05026641], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/LNU05026641, April 13, 2024.

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