America's Current & Future Economic Situation - By Ted Kavadas
Monday, December 11, 2017
“Not In Labor Force” Statistic – As Of December 2017
In the November 13, 2013 post (“Not In Labor Force Statistic“) I featured editorial commentary from the Wall Street Journal, as well as an accompanying long-term chart, with regard to the number of people not working.
Below is an updated chart regarding this statistic. The current figure, last updated on December 8, 2017 depicting data through November 2017, is 95.483 million people (Not Seasonally Adjusted):
Data Source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Not In Labor Force [LNU05000000] ; U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics; accessed December 11, 2017;