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802,000 discouraged workers in September 2012

According to the BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 802,000 discouraged workers in the United States in September of 2012.

Discouraged workers are considered workers not currently looking for work, because they believe no jobs are available for them.    This figure is 802,000 of a figure of 2.5 million persons that are considered to be marginally attached to the labor force.   The 2.5 million figure is derived as people that were not looking for work in the last 4 weeks.

However, the 2.5 million are people that wanted work and had looked for work in the preceding 12 months.    The main reasons cited by those that had stopped looking for work was school attendance or family responsibilities.


U.S. Department of Commerce – Helps american businesses become more innovative at home and competitive abroad.

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis – Provides statistics on consumer spending, corporate profits, travel and tourism and much more.

Entrepreneurworld – Resource for Entrepreneurs, including starting your own business, growing your business.

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Provides companies with up to date information on employment, demand, hiring, productivity and other information that may be useful to companies.

International Trade Administration – Creates jobs and economic growth by promotingU.S. companies abroad to governments in other countries.

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