HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-5. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2013 2014 2015 2016
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,204 2,164 2,144 2,126 2,284 2,385 2,466 2,454 2,362 2,410 2,488 2,564 2,450

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,362 1,327 1,375 1,363 1,517 1,564 1,580 1,572 1,482 1,562 1,584 1,682 1,584

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

817 789 753 746 742 787 860 844 855 813 881 853 842

Nonagricultural industries

142,105 142,142 143,188 143,777 144,254 145,077 145,722 146,200 146,549 147,187 148,480 148,482 149,278

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,311 133,604 134,464 135,280 135,633 136,256 137,002 137,271 137,883 138,571 139,630 139,587 140,570

Private industries

113,093 113,536 114,163 115,129 115,548 116,232 116,646 116,670 117,307 117,690 118,979 119,246 119,923

Industries except private households

112,405 112,694 113,322 114,288 114,738 115,440 115,791 115,885 116,517 116,923 118,314 118,503 119,175

Government

20,220 20,030 20,327 20,161 20,081 19,984 20,396 20,605 20,579 20,836 20,679 20,369 20,633

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,722 8,512 8,631 8,430 8,542 8,809 8,619 8,863 8,582 8,594 8,767 8,820 8,619

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,979 7,833 7,303 7,381 7,259 6,898 6,696 6,538 6,272 5,956 6,033 6,078 5,962

Slack work or business conditions

4,970 4,909 4,401 4,462 4,332 4,111 3,974 3,878 3,727 3,458 3,585 3,681 3,662

Could only find part-time work

2,624 2,590 2,654 2,576 2,551 2,433 2,381 2,308 2,188 2,194 2,131 2,052 1,960

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,165 18,779 19,236 19,216 19,678 19,830 19,820 20,146 19,877 20,198 20,451 20,526 20,642

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,856 7,733 7,186 7,285 7,161 6,791 6,599 6,433 6,172 5,861 5,926 5,997 5,856

Slack work or business conditions

4,901 4,847 4,337 4,407 4,272 4,050 3,915 3,811 3,664 3,405 3,520 3,619 3,581

Could only find part-time work

2,622 2,580 2,620 2,559 2,544 2,411 2,368 2,292 2,174 2,182 2,118 2,041 1,944

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,847 18,485 18,855 18,906 19,328 19,487 19,445 19,734 19,555 19,844 20,098 20,146 20,285

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.

NOTE: Detail for the 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.

 

Last Modified Date: October 07, 2016