Labor force status
Variable: wrkstat
Subject:
Employment
,
Labor Force Status
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what?

Year Availability
Available in 31 of 31 years total.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Working fulltime
2 Working parttime
3 Temp not working
4 Unempl, laid off
5 Retired
6 School
7 Keeping house
8 Other
9 No answer
1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
750 651 635 622 619 775 716 687 839 741 717 741 698 934 728 760 704 702 809 1594 1641 1568 1524 1432 1466 2322 1003 917 912 1230 1321
121 134 108 145 131 107 139 137 185 170 162 171 146 201 166 153 147 182 167 315 302 304 306 312 320 440 211 234 226 273 345
38 31 46 26 28 39 39 35 41 34 34 39 31 19 31 41 26 28 33 60 60 46 60 52 80 90 53 33 40 40 57
46 35 54 61 63 37 39 39 92 84 49 45 33 42 33 25 33 39 52 88 75 58 60 121 99 148 74 145 104 104 118
144 154 167 165 176 152 157 149 211 163 154 204 196 248 213 217 194 218 243 425 350 394 404 414 403 715 336 319 357 460 574
58 59 47 49 46 38 35 40 44 31 41 44 38 47 62 48 48 57 47 79 84 79 77 78 115 140 57 93 70 90 76
432 421 417 402 427 359 377 356 402 349 302 275 305 299 233 271 199 270 216 382 338 328 325 268 266 496 227 235 210 263 284
24 19 10 20 9 23 30 25 46 27 14 15 23 29 15 22 21 21 39 47 54 54 61 88 62 155 60 65 54 76 89
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 2 3 1 2 3
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 62447
Missing cases 19