Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status
[In thousands]
Category Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,491 2,262 2,441 2,582 2,431 2,356 2,418 2,458 2,499

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,535 1,424 1,552 1,645 1,559 1,470 1,633 1,603 1,647

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

933 820 857 935 833 857 795 841 853

Unpaid family workers

23 18 31 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

148,247 149,332 150,187 148,543 149,752 149,811 149,582 150,026 150,429

Wage and salary workers(1)

139,398 140,572 141,495 139,630 140,968 140,773 140,952 141,101 141,663

Government

20,911 21,295 21,247 20,520 20,938 20,865 20,796 20,843 20,858

Private industries

118,487 119,277 120,248 119,218 120,016 119,916 120,189 120,258 120,904

Private households

629 689 698 - - - - - -

Other industries

117,858 118,588 119,550 118,574 119,290 119,206 119,467 119,535 120,148

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,791 8,709 8,640 8,848 8,716 8,991 8,552 8,826 8,707

Unpaid family workers

58 52 53 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,138 5,773 5,552 6,120 5,659 5,598 5,840 5,704 5,553

Slack work or business conditions

3,656 3,704 3,407 3,650 3,485 3,401 3,583 3,574 3,402

Could only find part-time work

2,199 1,820 1,920 2,118 1,902 1,873 1,944 1,864 1,852

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,824 21,498 21,042 20,430 21,059 21,251 20,487 20,773 20,723

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,032 5,700 5,498 6,023 5,550 5,476 5,769 5,637 5,502

Slack work or business conditions

3,588 3,659 3,383 3,607 3,424 3,310 3,535 3,540 3,386

Could only find part-time work

2,182 1,811 1,901 2,116 1,870 1,862 1,947 1,853 1,842

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,463 21,184 20,667 20,067 20,696 20,818 20,136 20,445 20,396

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the survey reference week and excludes employed persons who were absent from their jobs for the entire week.
(3) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the reference week for an economic reason such as slack work or unfavorable business conditions, inability to find full-time work, or seasonal declines in demand.
(4) Refers to persons who usually work part time for noneconomic reasons such as childcare problems, family or personal obligations, school or training, retirement or Social Security limits on earnings, and other reasons. This excludes persons who usually work full time but worked only 1 to 34 hours during the reference week for reasons such as vacations, holidays, illness, and bad weather.

- Data not available.
NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 07, 2017