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 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

32,736 9,976 22,760 32,159 9,795 22,364

Economic reasons

5,963 1,698 4,265 5,845 1,616 4,229

Slack work or business conditions

3,620 1,316 2,304 3,531 1,255 2,276

Could only find part-time work

1,885 - 1,885 1,878 - 1,878

Seasonal work

270 195 76 249 173 75

Job started or ended during week

187 187 - 187 187 -

Noneconomic reasons

26,773 8,278 18,495 26,314 8,179 18,135

Child-care problems

950 68 882 940 68 872

Other family or personal obligations

4,463 661 3,803 4,384 648 3,737

Health or medical limitations

995 - 995 971 - 971

In school or training

5,082 110 4,972 5,024 109 4,915

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,342 - 2,342 2,222 - 2,222

Vacation or personal day

5,108 5,108 - 5,061 5,061 -

Holiday, legal or religious

34 34 - 34 34 -

Weather-related curtailment

327 327 - 315 315 -

All other reasons

7,473 1,971 5,503 7,363 1,945 5,418

Average hours, economic reasons

23.0 23.3 22.9 23.0 23.2 22.9

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.6 23.5 20.8 21.7 23.5 20.9

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 02, 2016