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 December 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

34,227 8,897 25,331 33,631 8,709 24,922

Economic reasons

6,970 1,728 5,242 6,855 1,665 5,190

Slack work or business conditions

4,176 1,425 2,751 4,100 1,389 2,711

Could only find part-time work

2,377 - 2,377 2,372 - 2,372

Seasonal work

324 210 114 293 187 106

Job started or ended during week

92 92 - 89 89 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,258 7,169 20,089 26,776 7,044 19,732

Child-care problems

1,002 85 918 995 85 910

Other family or personal obligations

4,731 726 4,005 4,630 703 3,927

Health or medical limitations

930 - 930 916 - 916

In school or training

6,236 78 6,158 6,186 77 6,108

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,480 - 2,480 2,358 - 2,358

Vacation or personal day

2,899 2,899 - 2,869 2,869 -

Holiday, legal or religious

142 142 - 140 140 -

Weather-related curtailment

477 477 - 438 438 -

All other reasons

8,361 2,762 5,599 8,244 2,732 5,513

Average hours, economic reasons

23.3 23.8 23.1 23.3 23.9 23.1

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.3 25.5 19.8 21.3 25.5 19.8

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: January 09, 2015