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
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,703 2,620 2,661 2,548 2,456 2,623 2,592 2,585 2,516

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,687 1,695 1,748 1,591 1,571 1,643 1,706 1,689 1,651

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

952 899 885 904 878 938 856 862 840

Unpaid family workers

65 26 27 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

146,942 148,974 149,329 146,198 148,620 148,704 148,377 148,429 148,640

Wage and salary workers(1)

138,083 139,978 140,363 137,466 139,815 139,703 139,411 139,574 139,777

Government

20,416 20,889 19,821 20,723 20,775 20,548 20,323 20,599 20,186

Private industries

117,667 119,089 120,542 116,726 119,024 119,223 119,136 119,011 119,592

Private households

854 732 790 - - - - - -

Other industries

116,813 118,357 119,751 115,926 118,332 118,584 118,390 118,282 118,837

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,780 8,914 8,909 8,634 8,735 8,869 8,872 8,816 8,772

Unpaid family workers

80 82 58 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,776 6,238 6,119 6,465 5,988 6,123 5,962 6,430 5,843

Slack work or business conditions

4,011 3,721 3,567 3,880 3,579 3,631 3,709 3,890 3,443

Could only find part-time work

2,308 2,162 2,144 2,204 2,104 2,154 2,009 2,086 2,062

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,649 20,888 19,659 20,455 20,615 20,428 20,469 20,606 20,505

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,650 6,188 6,023 6,345 5,897 6,032 5,874 6,372 5,745

Slack work or business conditions

3,932 3,685 3,507 3,796 3,519 3,575 3,651 3,828 3,377

Could only find part-time work

2,284 2,156 2,128 2,187 2,099 2,138 1,995 2,076 2,052

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,232 20,492 19,261 19,965 20,238 20,084 20,114 20,224 20,101

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: July 08, 2016