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
May
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019
May
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,412 2,281 2,476 2,353 2,576 2,510 2,332 2,394 2,432

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,604 1,571 1,744 1,579 1,778 1,741 1,687 1,687 1,724

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

776 687 706 744 787 764 644 690 690

Unpaid family workers

32 23 25 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

153,598 154,429 154,677 153,127 154,177 154,446 154,358 154,271 154,314

Wage and salary workers(1)

144,424 145,849 145,859 144,115 145,251 145,674 145,609 145,675 145,590

Government

21,253 21,189 20,992 20,992 20,614 20,588 20,677 20,831 20,730

Private industries

123,170 124,661 124,867 123,080 124,657 125,042 124,948 124,892 124,870

Private households

773 825 807 - - - - - -

Other industries

122,398 123,835 124,060 122,316 123,861 124,243 124,153 124,075 124,064

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9,112 8,543 8,786 9,013 8,855 8,780 8,727 8,569 8,711

Unpaid family workers

61 37 31 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,739 4,483 4,160 4,920 5,147 4,310 4,499 4,654 4,355

Slack work or business conditions

2,875 2,782 2,490 2,992 3,451 2,792 2,909 2,891 2,646

Could only find part-time work

1,542 1,473 1,383 1,478 1,419 1,347 1,329 1,446 1,339

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,433 22,160 21,672 21,134 20,949 21,153 21,297 21,322 21,366

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,677 4,424 4,070 4,835 5,079 4,244 4,439 4,589 4,241

Slack work or business conditions

2,831 2,750 2,423 2,937 3,418 2,763 2,854 2,865 2,565

Could only find part-time work

1,529 1,461 1,379 1,464 1,401 1,339 1,327 1,437 1,333

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,074 21,830 21,321 20,804 20,548 20,761 20,995 20,985 21,038

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: June 07, 2019