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

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,020 2,048 2,081 2,091 2,171 2,205 2,208 2,208 2,139 2,229 2,183 2,150 2,148

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,257 1,243 1,275 1,282 1,314 1,370 1,399 1,348 1,310 1,377 1,391 1,373 1,375

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

710 779 797 793 846 819 774 796 780 812 760 768 743

Nonagricultural industries

141,350 141,604 141,860 142,021 142,081 141,918 142,058 141,449 142,317 142,337 142,970 143,132 143,543

Wage and salary workers(1)

132,744 132,861 133,166 133,245 133,220 133,247 133,323 132,859 133,694 133,858 134,384 134,428 134,745

Private industries

112,177 112,555 112,846 113,072 113,115 112,926 113,138 113,184 113,610 113,818 114,001 114,177 114,327

Industries except private households

111,494 111,911 112,221 112,456 112,465 112,252 112,454 112,370 112,760 112,918 113,164 113,317 113,444

Government

20,585 20,319 20,342 20,166 20,006 20,373 20,172 19,706 20,086 20,063 20,383 20,192 20,401

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,412 8,651 8,601 8,654 8,850 8,646 8,614 8,528 8,547 8,506 8,569 8,697 8,674


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,663 7,929 7,917 8,194 8,180 7,898 7,914 8,016 7,723 7,771 7,257 7,186 7,411

Slack work or business conditions

4,921 5,124 4,837 5,193 5,155 4,788 4,955 5,025 4,869 4,884 4,405 4,251 4,512

Could only find part-time work

2,585 2,549 2,697 2,635 2,641 2,663 2,548 2,585 2,499 2,592 2,571 2,692 2,731

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,784 18,921 18,957 19,032 19,099 19,305 18,919 18,755 18,858 18,731 19,165 19,027 19,216

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,563 7,796 7,800 8,073 8,049 7,765 7,850 7,921 7,619 7,650 7,130 7,071 7,324

Slack work or business conditions

4,844 5,051 4,763 5,113 5,074 4,734 4,895 4,967 4,807 4,801 4,327 4,208 4,454

Could only find part-time work

2,531 2,465 2,696 2,625 2,648 2,676 2,548 2,593 2,484 2,586 2,550 2,653 2,697

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,488 18,582 18,590 18,705 18,748 18,817 18,627 18,438 18,593 18,436 18,856 18,672 18,903

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: April 04, 2014