Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status
[In thousands]
Category Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,075 2,332 2,220 2,211 2,265 2,377 2,402 2,392 2,358

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,301 1,587 1,426 1,377 1,518 1,549 1,581 1,621 1,506

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

742 729 764 792 732 783 784 749 815

Unpaid family workers

32 16 30 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

142,348 145,335 144,970 142,460 144,111 144,254 144,982 144,939 145,101

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,911 136,379 136,371 133,943 135,641 135,452 136,016 136,093 136,415

Government

20,280 20,034 20,098 20,129 20,027 19,751 19,885 19,956 19,956

Private industries

113,631 116,345 116,272 113,822 115,553 115,738 116,059 116,144 116,469

Private households

837 791 771 - - - - - -

Other industries

112,794 115,554 115,501 112,946 114,787 114,968 115,281 115,361 115,676

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,380 8,911 8,540 8,504 8,483 8,669 8,908 8,794 8,660

Unpaid family workers

57 44 59 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,990 6,713 6,970 7,766 7,223 7,058 7,012 6,851 6,790

Slack work or business conditions

5,022 3,999 4,176 4,881 4,217 4,165 4,215 4,068 4,061

Could only find part-time work

2,579 2,399 2,377 2,623 2,546 2,528 2,437 2,447 2,432

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,194 20,868 20,089 18,816 19,538 19,579 19,793 19,971 19,730

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,848 6,597 6,855 7,652 7,152 6,941 6,911 6,731 6,699

Slack work or business conditions

4,927 3,931 4,100 4,785 4,178 4,088 4,149 3,997 3,983

Could only find part-time work

2,570 2,380 2,372 2,606 2,557 2,518 2,407 2,412 2,411

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,836 20,519 19,732 18,502 19,171 19,235 19,443 19,594 19,416

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the survey reference week and excludes employed persons who were absent from their jobs for the entire week.
(3) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the reference week for an economic reason such as slack work or unfavorable business conditions, inability to find full-time work, or seasonal declines in demand.
(4) Refers to persons who usually work part time for noneconomic reasons such as childcare problems, family or personal obligations, school or training, retirement or Social Security limits on earnings, and other reasons. This excludes persons who usually work full time but worked only 1 to 34 hours during the reference week for reasons such as vacations, holidays, illness, and bad weather.

- Data not available.
NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: January 09, 2015