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 August 2014
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

33,066 9,699 23,367 32,559 9,579 22,980

Economic reasons

7,083 1,588 5,495 7,021 1,563 5,457

Slack work or business conditions

4,055 1,197 2,858 4,020 1,177 2,842

Could only find part-time work

2,548 - 2,548 2,538 - 2,538

Seasonal work

267 177 89 251 174 77

Job started or ended during week

213 213 - 212 212 -

Noneconomic reasons

25,983 8,111 17,872 25,539 8,016 17,523

Child-care problems

887 59 828 885 59 826

Other family or personal obligations

4,268 661 3,607 4,207 654 3,553

Health or medical limitations

880 - 880 865 - 865

In school or training

5,009 108 4,901 4,939 105 4,834

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,279 - 2,279 2,189 - 2,189

Vacation or personal day

5,036 5,036 - 4,991 4,991 -

Holiday, legal or religious

78 78 - 77 77 -

Weather-related curtailment

173 173 - 157 157 -

All other reasons

7,374 1,997 5,376 7,229 1,973 5,256

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 23.5 22.7 22.9 23.5 22.7

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.3 23.3 20.3 21.3 23.4 20.4

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: September 05, 2014