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 October 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

37,081 11,462 25,620 36,487 11,315 25,172

Economic reasons

6,787 1,499 5,287 6,698 1,462 5,237

Slack work or business conditions

4,109 1,313 2,796 4,059 1,293 2,766

Could only find part-time work

2,414 - 2,414 2,394 - 2,394

Seasonal work

152 75 77 137 61 77

Job started or ended during week

111 111 - 108 108 -

Noneconomic reasons

30,295 9,963 20,332 29,789 9,854 19,935

Child-care problems

966 95 872 956 95 862

Other family or personal obligations

4,975 667 4,308 4,889 663 4,225

Health or medical limitations

881 - 881 869 - 869

In school or training

6,535 111 6,425 6,474 108 6,366

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,389 - 2,389 2,286 - 2,286

Vacation or personal day

3,517 3,517 - 3,474 3,474 -

Holiday, legal or religious

3,130 3,130 - 3,108 3,108 -

Weather-related curtailment

203 203 - 185 185 -

All other reasons

7,698 2,240 5,458 7,548 2,221 5,327

Average hours, economic reasons

23.1 25.0 22.5 23.1 25.1 22.5

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

22.0 26.7 19.7 22.1 26.7 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: November 07, 2014