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.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,405 2,274 2,491 2,556 2,424 2,411 2,385 2,456 2,623

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,490 1,402 1,535 1,611 1,557 1,562 1,538 1,571 1,643

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

881 857 933 900 822 814 827 878 938

Unpaid family workers

34 15 23 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

145,230 147,787 148,247 145,681 147,110 147,587 148,115 148,620 148,704

Wage and salary workers(1)

136,563 139,112 139,398 136,802 138,478 139,054 139,371 139,815 139,703

Government

20,729 21,104 20,911 20,312 21,088 20,824 20,715 20,775 20,548

Private industries

115,834 118,008 118,487 116,588 117,368 118,193 118,690 119,024 119,223

Private households

798 685 629 - - - - - -

Other industries

115,037 117,322 117,858 115,780 116,626 117,432 118,025 118,332 118,584

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,588 8,606 8,791 8,714 8,593 8,551 8,699 8,735 8,869

Unpaid family workers

79 69 58 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,672 6,106 6,138 6,673 6,085 6,022 5,988 5,988 6,123

Slack work or business conditions

4,027 3,726 3,656 4,063 3,536 3,548 3,544 3,579 3,631

Could only find part-time work

2,333 2,062 2,199 2,318 2,221 2,172 2,134 2,104 2,154

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,159 21,347 20,824 19,774 20,171 20,243 20,311 20,615 20,428

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,569 6,005 6,032 6,586 5,970 5,910 5,851 5,897 6,032

Slack work or business conditions

3,966 3,654 3,588 4,013 3,469 3,482 3,467 3,519 3,575

Could only find part-time work

2,320 2,053 2,182 2,293 2,208 2,161 2,116 2,099 2,138

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,786 20,991 20,463 19,398 19,783 19,932 19,973 20,238 20,084

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 01, 2016