HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
20. Persons at work 1 to 34 hours in all and in nonagricultural industries by reason for working less than 35 hours and usual full- or part-time status
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason for working less than 35 hours 2013
All industries Nonagricultural industries
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time

Total, at work 1 to 34 hours

33,813 8,756 25,057 33,284 8,604 24,679

Economic reasons

7,935 1,781 6,154 7,823 1,726 6,097

Slack work or business conditions

5,002 1,550 3,451 4,930 1,513 3,417

Could only find part-time work

2,600 - 2,600 2,586 - 2,586

Seasonal work

234 132 102 210 116 94

Job started or ended during week

99 99 - 98 98 -

Noneconomic reasons

25,878 6,975 18,903 25,461 6,879 18,582

Child-care problems

859 61 798 849 60 789

Other family or personal obligations

4,603 621 3,982 4,531 611 3,919

Health or medical limitations

824 - 824 805 - 805

In school or training

5,648 72 5,575 5,596 71 5,525

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,356 - 2,356 2,253 - 2,253

Vacation or personal day

3,306 3,306 - 3,271 3,271 -

Holiday, legal or religious

272 272 - 269 269 -

Weather-related curtailment

395 395 - 377 377 -

All other reasons

7,615 2,247 5,368 7,511 2,219 5,292

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 24.1 22.6 22.9 24.2 22.6

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.3 24.6 20.1 21.3 24.6 20.1

NOTE: Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (value not shown where base is less than 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014