HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2015 2016
Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr.

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,419 2,395 2,548 2,369 2,350 2,368 2,394 2,424 2,411 2,385 2,456 2,623 2,592

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,593 1,532 1,591 1,494 1,436 1,516 1,568 1,557 1,562 1,538 1,571 1,643 1,706

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

792 835 904 854 889 821 804 822 814 827 878 938 856

Nonagricultural industries

146,065 146,336 146,198 146,444 146,666 146,535 146,864 147,110 147,587 148,115 148,620 148,704 148,377

Wage and salary workers(1)

137,145 137,201 137,466 137,662 137,989 137,999 138,182 138,478 139,054 139,371 139,815 139,703 139,411

Private industries

116,670 116,616 116,726 117,078 117,340 117,503 117,509 117,368 118,193 118,690 119,024 119,223 119,136

Industries except private households

115,871 115,859 115,926 116,314 116,512 116,727 116,711 116,626 117,432 118,025 118,332 118,584 118,390

Government

20,484 20,609 20,723 20,554 20,624 20,558 20,597 21,088 20,824 20,715 20,775 20,548 20,323

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,822 9,133 8,634 8,722 8,667 8,356 8,639 8,593 8,551 8,699 8,735 8,869 8,872


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,549 6,600 6,465 6,300 6,481 6,034 5,761 6,085 6,022 5,988 5,988 6,123 5,962

Slack work or business conditions

3,870 3,883 3,880 3,791 3,826 3,563 3,289 3,536 3,548 3,544 3,579 3,631 3,709

Could only find part-time work

2,349 2,371 2,204 2,212 2,229 2,123 2,189 2,221 2,172 2,134 2,104 2,154 2,009

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,034 19,950 20,455 19,863 19,772 19,997 20,179 20,171 20,243 20,311 20,615 20,428 20,469

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,464 6,491 6,345 6,200 6,374 5,942 5,702 5,970 5,910 5,851 5,897 6,032 5,874

Slack work or business conditions

3,817 3,819 3,796 3,711 3,775 3,507 3,264 3,469 3,482 3,467 3,519 3,575 3,651

Could only find part-time work

2,335 2,353 2,187 2,197 2,227 2,098 2,176 2,208 2,161 2,116 2,099 2,138 1,995

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,654 19,582 19,965 19,495 19,481 19,687 19,817 19,783 19,932 19,973 20,238 20,084 20,114

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: May 06, 2016