HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
20. 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 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

34,632 9,507 25,125 34,058 9,341 24,717

Economic reasons

5,943 1,498 4,445 5,841 1,444 4,398

Slack work or business conditions

3,595 1,258 2,338 3,526 1,219 2,307

Could only find part-time work

2,015 - 2,015 2,004 - 2,004

Seasonal work

228 135 93 207 120 87

Job started or ended during week

105 105 - 105 105 -

Noneconomic reasons

28,689 8,009 20,680 28,216 7,897 20,319

Child-care problems

1,038 83 956 1,031 82 949

Other family or personal obligations

4,912 662 4,250 4,828 649 4,180

Health or medical limitations

1,023 - 1,023 1,005 - 1,005

In school or training

6,093 86 6,007 6,041 85 5,956

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,633 - 2,633 2,516 - 2,516

Vacation or personal day

3,555 3,555 - 3,520 3,520 -

Holiday, legal or religious

1,016 1,016 - 1,009 1,009 -

Weather-related curtailment

357 357 - 336 336 -

All other reasons

8,061 2,250 5,811 7,929 2,216 5,713

Average hours, economic reasons

23.2 24.0 22.9 23.2 24.1 22.9

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.4 25.2 20.0 21.5 25.2 20.0

NOTE: Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (value not shown where base is less than 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2017