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 July 2015
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

32,450 9,184 23,265 31,870 9,027 22,843

Economic reasons

6,511 1,519 4,992 6,414 1,466 4,948

Slack work or business conditions

3,883 1,252 2,631 3,813 1,205 2,607

Could only find part-time work

2,263 - 2,263 2,249 - 2,249

Seasonal work

284 186 98 272 180 92

Job started or ended during week

80 80 - 80 80 -

Noneconomic reasons

25,939 7,666 18,273 25,456 7,561 17,895

Child-care problems

912 25 887 908 25 883

Other family or personal obligations

4,314 603 3,711 4,221 589 3,633

Health or medical limitations

813 - 813 798 - 798

In school or training

4,919 61 4,859 4,856 61 4,795

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,218 - 2,218 2,071 - 2,071

Vacation or personal day

4,838 4,838 - 4,780 4,780 -

Holiday, legal or religious

33 33 - 33 33 -

Weather-related curtailment

181 181 - 160 160 -

All other reasons

7,710 1,924 5,786 7,630 1,913 5,717

Average hours, economic reasons

23.0 23.1 23.0 23.0 23.1 23.0

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.5 23.2 20.7 21.5 23.2 20.8

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: August 07, 2015