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 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

34,620 9,191 25,429 33,997 8,992 25,005

Economic reasons

7,269 1,873 5,396 7,125 1,802 5,324

Slack work or business conditions

4,450 1,523 2,926 4,372 1,491 2,881

Could only find part-time work

2,353 - 2,353 2,338 - 2,338

Seasonal work

305 188 117 260 155 105

Job started or ended during week

162 162 - 155 155 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,351 7,317 20,033 26,872 7,191 19,681

Child-care problems

1,085 86 998 1,076 86 990

Other family or personal obligations

5,017 833 4,185 4,925 811 4,114

Health or medical limitations

861 - 861 840 - 840

In school or training

6,075 97 5,977 6,026 94 5,932

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,344 - 2,344 2,228 - 2,228

Vacation or personal day

2,294 2,294 - 2,266 2,266 -

Holiday, legal or religious

405 405 - 397 397 -

Weather-related curtailment

597 597 - 585 585 -

All other reasons

8,674 3,005 5,668 8,529 2,952 5,577

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 23.5 22.6 22.9 23.6 22.6

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.3 25.3 19.9 21.4 25.4 20.0

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 06, 2015