HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2014 2015
Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb.

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,148 2,155 2,167 2,054 2,165 2,161 2,265 2,377 2,402 2,392 2,358 2,419 2,430

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,379 1,386 1,393 1,295 1,406 1,438 1,518 1,549 1,581 1,621 1,506 1,566 1,572

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

765 744 768 741 737 708 732 783 784 749 815 835 833

Nonagricultural industries

143,196 143,560 143,566 143,843 144,078 144,192 144,111 144,254 144,982 144,939 145,101 145,743 145,880

Wage and salary workers(1)

134,482 134,791 134,918 135,334 135,610 135,725 135,641 135,452 136,016 136,093 136,415 136,949 137,447

Private industries

114,239 114,418 114,630 115,312 115,288 115,328 115,553 115,738 116,059 116,144 116,469 116,664 116,890

Industries except private households

113,388 113,536 113,742 114,481 114,464 114,481 114,787 114,968 115,281 115,361 115,676 115,724 116,042

Government

20,255 20,415 20,316 20,050 20,288 20,350 20,027 19,751 19,885 19,956 19,956 20,330 20,582

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,693 8,660 8,545 8,399 8,403 8,456 8,483 8,669 8,908 8,794 8,660 8,725 8,386


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,204 7,449 7,460 7,268 7,496 7,433 7,223 7,058 7,012 6,851 6,790 6,810 6,635

Slack work or business conditions

4,259 4,477 4,517 4,404 4,499 4,612 4,217 4,165 4,215 4,068 4,061 4,012 3,847

Could only find part-time work

2,674 2,685 2,624 2,558 2,610 2,505 2,546 2,528 2,437 2,447 2,432 2,460 2,426

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,085 19,275 18,915 19,149 19,844 19,650 19,538 19,579 19,793 19,971 19,730 19,822 19,837

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,091 7,335 7,335 7,201 7,395 7,331 7,152 6,941 6,911 6,731 6,699 6,690 6,539

Slack work or business conditions

4,222 4,426 4,453 4,359 4,444 4,543 4,178 4,088 4,149 3,997 3,983 3,951 3,791

Could only find part-time work

2,638 2,659 2,585 2,546 2,607 2,495 2,557 2,518 2,407 2,412 2,411 2,432 2,415

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,723 18,925 18,614 18,861 19,516 19,266 19,171 19,235 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.

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: March 06, 2015