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NOEMPLOY
Employment status

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Description

NOEMPLOY reports whether the respondent is not employed.

Non-employment may be the result of retirement, being a student or homemaker status. It does not indicate unemployment but participation in the labor force. Users interested in more detailed non-employment status may refer to RETIRED, STUDENT, and HOMEMAKR

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • 1965-1985, 1995, 1998: All persons.
  • 1993: Persons not working for pay.
  • 2003+: Persons age 18 and older.

Availability

  • 1965, 1975, 1985, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2003-2012

Flags

This variable has no flags.