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
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,363 2,408 2,366 2,424 2,388 2,520 2,441 2,321 2,438

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,540 1,575 1,535 1,557 1,605 1,617 1,530 1,496 1,558

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

801 810 796 822 766 873 886 816 829

Unpaid family workers

22 23 34 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

147,404 149,927 150,020 147,110 149,155 149,118 149,560 149,637 149,772

Wage and salary workers(1)

138,642 141,123 141,210 138,478 140,468 140,431 140,812 140,856 141,039

Government

21,140 20,746 21,114 21,088 20,430 20,670 20,798 20,654 20,932

Private industries

117,501 120,377 120,096 117,368 119,988 119,736 120,046 120,142 120,087

Private households

736 757 717 - - - - - -

Other industries

116,766 119,620 119,380 116,626 119,250 118,982 119,293 119,390 119,358

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,692 8,748 8,757 8,593 8,660 8,621 8,574 8,715 8,696

Unpaid family workers

70 57 53 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,967 5,648 5,518 6,085 5,940 6,053 5,894 5,889 5,669

Slack work or business conditions

3,468 3,321 3,391 3,536 3,642 3,727 3,618 3,505 3,505

Could only find part-time work

2,194 2,085 1,853 2,221 1,981 1,929 1,969 2,118 1,909

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,094 21,265 22,084 20,171 20,717 20,523 20,688 20,691 21,018

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,855 5,567 5,411 5,970 5,846 5,931 5,790 5,789 5,562

Slack work or business conditions

3,396 3,269 3,327 3,469 3,566 3,641 3,536 3,440 3,444

Could only find part-time work

2,183 2,079 1,832 2,208 1,965 1,911 1,956 2,100 1,883

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,721 20,930 21,757 19,783 20,337 20,185 20,333 20,369 20,656

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: December 02, 2016