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 May 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

33,740 8,211 25,528 33,196 8,089 25,106

Economic reasons

6,238 1,597 4,641 6,188 1,573 4,615

Slack work or business conditions

3,721 1,303 2,418 3,685 1,287 2,398

Could only find part-time work

2,162 - 2,162 2,156 - 2,156

Seasonal work

207 146 61 202 141 60

Job started or ended during week

149 149 - 145 145 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,502 6,614 20,888 27,008 6,516 20,492

Child-care problems

1,040 55 986 1,036 55 982

Other family or personal obligations

4,933 642 4,291 4,833 630 4,202

Health or medical limitations

1,171 - 1,171 1,144 - 1,144

In school or training

6,017 83 5,933 5,953 83 5,869

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,658 - 2,658 2,553 - 2,553

Vacation or personal day

3,247 3,247 - 3,217 3,217 -

Holiday, legal or religious

10 10 - 10 10 -

Weather-related curtailment

374 374 - 346 346 -

All other reasons

8,052 2,203 5,849 7,916 2,175 5,742

Average hours, economic reasons

23.7 24.6 23.4 23.7 24.6 23.4

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.2 24.5 20.1 21.2 24.6 20.2

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: June 03, 2016