HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-25. Persons at work 1 to 34 hours in all and in nonagricultural industries by reason for working less than 35 hours and usual full- or part-time status
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason for working less than 35 hours April 2016
All industries Nonagricultural industries
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time

Total, at work 1 to 34 hours

33,678 7,777 25,902 33,135 7,654 25,482

Economic reasons

5,771 1,330 4,441 5,690 1,297 4,393

Slack work or business conditions

3,603 1,211 2,391 3,546 1,187 2,360

Could only find part-time work

1,994 - 1,994 1,984 - 1,984

Seasonal work

127 70 56 112 63 49

Job started or ended during week

48 48 - 48 48 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,907 6,446 21,460 27,445 6,357 21,089

Child-care problems

958 65 892 953 65 887

Other family or personal obligations

5,115 703 4,412 5,019 695 4,324

Health or medical limitations

1,150 - 1,150 1,130 - 1,130

In school or training

6,660 62 6,598 6,616 62 6,553

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,700 - 2,700 2,571 - 2,571

Vacation or personal day

2,963 2,963 - 2,946 2,946 -

Holiday, legal or religious

29 29 - 29 29 -

Weather-related curtailment

283 283 - 263 263 -

All other reasons

8,048 2,340 5,708 7,918 2,295 5,623

Average hours, economic reasons

23.3 24.5 22.9 23.3 24.5 22.9

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.0 25.0 19.8 21.0 25.0 19.8

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2016