Codes and Frequencies
WANTJOB_CPS8 reports whether respondents not in the labor force (neither working, nor temporarily absent from a job, nor actively looking for work) wanted a job, either full- or part-time.
WANTJOB_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. It was not updated at the time of the ATUS interview.
- CPS household members age 15 and over not in the labor force.