HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2013 2014
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,139 2,229 2,183 2,150 2,148 2,161 2,045 2,138 2,133 2,224 2,379 2,402 2,410

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,310 1,377 1,391 1,373 1,375 1,382 1,273 1,379 1,413 1,522 1,545 1,584 1,624

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

780 812 760 768 743 767 738 734 709 727 785 784 749

Nonagricultural industries

142,317 142,337 142,970 143,132 143,543 143,531 143,843 144,159 144,274 144,106 144,225 144,919 144,926

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,694 133,858 134,384 134,428 134,745 134,860 135,355 135,687 135,823 135,659 135,423 135,951 136,039

Private industries

113,610 113,818 114,001 114,177 114,327 114,532 115,257 115,294 115,297 115,576 115,697 116,098 116,118

Industries except private households

112,760 112,918 113,164 113,317 113,444 113,643 114,460 114,487 114,456 114,791 114,945 115,325 115,339

Government

20,086 20,063 20,383 20,192 20,401 20,320 20,051 20,357 20,453 20,120 19,717 19,940 19,931

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,547 8,506 8,569 8,697 8,674 8,559 8,375 8,370 8,424 8,454 8,685 8,936 8,801


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,723 7,771 7,257 7,186 7,411 7,465 7,269 7,544 7,511 7,277 7,103 7,027 6,850

Slack work or business conditions

4,869 4,884 4,405 4,251 4,512 4,555 4,453 4,525 4,609 4,261 4,162 4,214 4,064

Could only find part-time work

2,499 2,592 2,571 2,692 2,731 2,669 2,537 2,648 2,519 2,587 2,562 2,447 2,453

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,858 18,731 19,165 19,027 19,216 18,886 19,040 19,880 19,662 19,526 19,561 19,769 20,004

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,619 7,650 7,130 7,071 7,324 7,333 7,199 7,436 7,400 7,203 6,990 6,923 6,723

Slack work or business conditions

4,807 4,801 4,327 4,208 4,454 4,487 4,407 4,474 4,548 4,232 4,088 4,155 3,992

Could only find part-time work

2,484 2,586 2,550 2,653 2,697 2,623 2,530 2,637 2,507 2,585 2,537 2,400 2,397

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,593 18,436 18,856 18,672 18,903 18,603 18,727 19,533 19,250 19,098 19,167 19,319 19,616

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: December 05, 2014