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
July
2014
June
2015
July
2015
July
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,403 2,703 2,601 2,161 2,559 2,435 2,405 2,544 2,375

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,620 1,687 1,654 1,438 1,628 1,610 1,536 1,590 1,490

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

755 952 912 708 893 794 828 905 853

Unpaid family workers

28 65 34 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

144,862 146,942 147,121 144,192 145,699 146,111 146,417 146,192 146,439

Wage and salary workers(1)

136,203 138,083 138,143 135,725 136,830 137,148 137,175 137,458 137,628

Government

19,525 20,416 19,720 20,350 20,246 20,455 20,613 20,744 20,547

Private industries

116,679 117,667 118,423 115,328 116,654 116,707 116,572 116,678 117,059

Private households

889 854 792 - - - - - -

Other industries

115,790 116,813 117,632 114,481 115,839 115,899 115,821 115,857 116,257

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,582 8,780 8,879 8,456 8,685 8,826 9,142 8,645 8,741

Unpaid family workers

76 80 99 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,665 6,776 6,511 7,433 6,705 6,580 6,652 6,505 6,325

Slack work or business conditions

4,670 4,011 3,883 4,612 4,069 3,885 3,891 3,915 3,828

Could only find part-time work

2,608 2,308 2,263 2,505 2,337 2,374 2,390 2,216 2,213

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,134 19,649 18,273 19,650 19,733 20,056 19,961 20,480 19,891

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,568 6,650 6,414 7,331 6,620 6,501 6,541 6,384 6,223

Slack work or business conditions

4,607 3,932 3,813 4,543 4,028 3,835 3,830 3,828 3,752

Could only find part-time work

2,585 2,284 2,249 2,495 2,302 2,352 2,419 2,195 2,199

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,809 19,232 17,895 19,266 19,374 19,705 19,603 19,996 19,504

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: August 07, 2015