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 March 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

33,836 8,310 25,526 33,247 8,126 25,121

Economic reasons

6,138 1,435 4,702 6,032 1,374 4,658

Slack work or business conditions

3,656 1,235 2,421 3,588 1,192 2,397

Could only find part-time work

2,199 - 2,199 2,182 - 2,182

Seasonal work

210 127 83 189 109 80

Job started or ended during week

73 73 - 73 73 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,699 6,875 20,824 27,215 6,752 20,463

Child-care problems

1,041 66 976 1,038 66 972

Other family or personal obligations

5,232 793 4,440 5,140 767 4,372

Health or medical limitations

1,018 - 1,018 998 - 998

In school or training

6,165 66 6,098 6,109 66 6,043

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,674 - 2,674 2,546 - 2,546

Vacation or personal day

2,942 2,942 - 2,912 2,912 -

Holiday, legal or religious

56 56 - 56 56 -

Weather-related curtailment

392 392 - 353 353 -

All other reasons

8,179 2,561 5,619 8,064 2,532 5,532

Average hours, economic reasons

23.3 24.5 23.0 23.4 24.7 23.0

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

20.9 24.4 19.8 21.0 24.4 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: April 01, 2016