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
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

1,973 2,234 2,234 2,148 2,402 2,392 2,358 2,419 2,430

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,225 1,410 1,397 1,379 1,581 1,621 1,506 1,566 1,572

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

732 802 808 765 784 749 815 835 833

Unpaid family workers

16 22 29 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

142,160 144,317 144,884 143,196 144,982 144,939 145,101 145,743 145,880

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,551 135,748 136,577 134,482 136,016 136,093 136,415 136,949 137,447

Government

20,517 20,555 20,893 20,255 19,885 19,956 19,956 20,330 20,582

Private industries

113,033 115,193 115,683 114,239 116,059 116,144 116,469 116,664 116,890

Private households

822 937 817 - - - - - -

Other industries

112,211 114,257 114,866 113,388 115,281 115,361 115,676 115,724 116,042

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,529 8,512 8,238 8,693 8,908 8,794 8,660 8,725 8,386

Unpaid family workers

81 57 69 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,397 7,269 6,772 7,204 7,012 6,851 6,790 6,810 6,635

Slack work or business conditions

4,506 4,450 4,011 4,259 4,215 4,068 4,061 4,012 3,847

Could only find part-time work

2,598 2,353 2,355 2,674 2,437 2,447 2,432 2,460 2,426

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,651 20,033 20,437 19,085 19,793 19,971 19,730 19,822 19,837

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,269 7,125 6,669 7,091 6,911 6,731 6,699 6,690 6,539

Slack work or business conditions

4,449 4,372 3,941 4,222 4,149 3,997 3,983 3,951 3,791

Could only find part-time work

2,565 2,338 2,345 2,638 2,407 2,412 2,411 2,432 2,415

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,290 19,681 20,079 18,723 19,443 19,594 19,416 19,446 19,505

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: March 06, 2015