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 November 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

40,053 13,693 26,360 39,509 13,530 25,978

Economic reasons

5,518 1,241 4,276 5,411 1,189 4,222

Slack work or business conditions

3,391 1,087 2,305 3,327 1,047 2,280

Could only find part-time work

1,853 - 1,853 1,832 - 1,832

Seasonal work

220 101 118 199 89 110

Job started or ended during week

53 53 - 53 53 -

Noneconomic reasons

34,535 12,452 22,084 34,098 12,341 21,757

Child-care problems

1,180 60 1,119 1,173 60 1,113

Other family or personal obligations

4,849 570 4,279 4,786 557 4,230

Health or medical limitations

1,016 - 1,016 1,005 - 1,005

In school or training

6,782 88 6,694 6,735 88 6,646

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,920 - 2,920 2,793 - 2,793

Vacation or personal day

3,203 3,203 - 3,186 3,186 -

Holiday, legal or religious

6,471 6,471 - 6,438 6,438 -

Weather-related curtailment

122 122 - 113 113 -

All other reasons

7,992 1,937 6,055 7,869 1,899 5,970

Average hours, economic reasons

23.5 25.1 23.1 23.5 25.3 23.0

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

22.7 27.8 19.8 22.7 27.8 19.9

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: December 02, 2016