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
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,008 2,234 2,405 2,155 2,392 2,358 2,419 2,430 2,559

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,265 1,397 1,490 1,386 1,621 1,506 1,566 1,572 1,628

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

727 808 881 744 749 815 835 833 893

Unpaid family workers

16 29 34 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

143,082 144,884 145,230 143,560 144,939 145,101 145,743 145,880 145,699

Wage and salary workers(1)

134,512 136,577 136,563 134,791 136,093 136,415 136,949 137,447 136,830

Government

20,862 20,893 20,729 20,415 19,956 19,956 20,330 20,582 20,246

Private industries

113,650 115,683 115,834 114,418 116,144 116,469 116,664 116,890 116,654

Private households

861 817 798 - - - - - -

Other industries

112,788 114,866 115,037 113,536 115,361 115,676 115,724 116,042 115,839

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,521 8,238 8,588 8,660 8,794 8,660 8,725 8,386 8,685

Unpaid family workers

49 69 79 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,455 6,772 6,672 7,449 6,851 6,790 6,810 6,635 6,705

Slack work or business conditions

4,397 4,011 4,027 4,477 4,068 4,061 4,012 3,847 4,069

Could only find part-time work

2,741 2,355 2,333 2,685 2,447 2,432 2,460 2,426 2,337

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,732 20,437 20,159 19,275 19,971 19,730 19,822 19,837 19,733

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,321 6,669 6,569 7,335 6,731 6,699 6,690 6,539 6,620

Slack work or business conditions

4,325 3,941 3,966 4,426 3,997 3,983 3,951 3,791 4,028

Could only find part-time work

2,713 2,345 2,320 2,659 2,412 2,411 2,432 2,415 2,302

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,424 20,079 19,786 18,925 19,594 19,416 19,446 19,505 19,374

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: April 03, 2015