These individuals are included in the unemployed labor force
numbers even when they are not actively seeking work.<br />Given these idiosyncrasies, it is easy to see how the labor force (and the unemployment rate) can fluctuate simply based on the frequency in which the unemployed search for jobs.
That is only reason that in Pakistan a person has primary education (even doesn't know the terms used in his local market) usually protest that s/he is unemployed, while in highly industrialized countries, people have to get up to university level education, before to enter into job market or unemployed labor force
. As we see that whenever people joined jobs at the lowest literacy level the right attitude gap has increased, as they did not go to university (even college) how they do know the different service positions/cadres/ groups.
By Murat Tasci and Laura Kleinhenz Employment Transitions by Demographic Characteristics Separations Accessions Characteristic (EE+EU+EN) EE (EE+UE+NE) Gender Female 7.0 2.5 7.1 Male 6.3 2.7 6.2 Race Nonwhite 7.7 2.6 7.8 White 6.4 2.6 6.5 Education <High school 12.0 3.4 12.5 High school 6.6 2.6 6.5 diploma Some college 6.4 2.7 6.5 College degree 4.6 2.3 4.6 >College 3.9 2.0 3.9 State in first State in second month month (as a percent of state in first month, monthly) Same New Not in the employer employer Unemployed labor force
Employed 93.4 2.6 1.3 2.7 Unemployed -- 28.3 48.4 23.3 Not in the labor -- 4.8 2.4 92.8 force Source: Bruce Fallick and Charles Fleischman.
Status in current month Status in Not in the prior month Employed Unemployed labor force
Employed EE EU EN Unemployed UE UU UN Not in the labor force NE NU NN
2003, the unemployed labor force
consisted of 141,000 persons (58,000 males and 83,000 were females).