HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: employmentStatusODH

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-employmentStatusODH Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Computable Name: EmploymentStatusODH
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20562

Concepts representing whether a person does or does not currently have a job or is not currently in the labor pool seeking employment.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

This value set excludes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 3 concepts

Expansion based on ObservationValue v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)


Individuals who, during the last week: a) did any work for at least 1 hour as paid or unpaid employees of a business or government organization; worked in their own businesses, professions, or on their own farms; or b) were not working, but who have a job or business from which the individual was temporarily absent because of vacation, illness, bad weather, childcare problems, maternity or paternity leave, labor-management dispute, job training, or other family or personal reasons, regardless of whether or not they were paid for the time off or were seeking other jobs.

  NotInLaborForcehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ObservationValueNot In Labor Force

Persons not classified as employed or unemployed, meaning those who have no job and are not looking for one.


Persons who currently have no employment, but are available for work and have made specific efforts to find employment.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.