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 January 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

33,704 8,587 25,117 33,080 8,317 24,763

Economic reasons

6,406 1,843 4,563 6,234 1,736 4,498

Slack work or business conditions

3,941 1,563 2,378 3,851 1,506 2,345

Could only find part-time work

2,054 - 2,054 2,038 - 2,038

Seasonal work

309 179 131 244 128 115

Job started or ended during week

102 102 - 102 102 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,298 6,744 20,554 26,846 6,581 20,265

Child-care problems

1,068 77 991 1,056 71 986

Other family or personal obligations

5,080 746 4,334 5,000 718 4,282

Health or medical limitations

865 - 865 849 - 849

In school or training

6,328 76 6,252 6,306 76 6,230

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,543 - 2,543 2,455 - 2,455

Vacation or personal day

2,515 2,515 - 2,473 2,473 -

Holiday, legal or religious

510 510 - 509 509 -

Weather-related curtailment

455 455 - 414 414 -

All other reasons

7,934 2,365 5,569 7,784 2,321 5,463

Average hours, economic reasons

22.7 23.5 22.4 22.8 23.6 22.4

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.1 25.5 19.7 21.1 25.6 19.7

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: February 05, 2016