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
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,297 2,393 2,414 2,480 2,478 2,418 2,556 2,522 2,576

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,538 1,659 1,644 1,677 1,661 1,674 1,772 1,747 1,778

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

732 708 746 783 813 722 768 752 787

Unpaid family workers

27 26 24 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

150,551 154,088 152,550 152,030 153,634 154,135 154,297 154,520 154,177

Wage and salary workers(1)

141,666 145,063 143,834 142,968 144,480 145,071 145,313 145,478 145,251

Government

21,109 20,709 20,800 20,867 20,753 21,186 21,054 20,677 20,614

Private industries

120,557 124,354 123,034 122,089 123,773 124,063 124,365 124,787 124,657

Private households

701 879 799 - - - - - -

Other industries

119,855 123,474 122,234 121,402 122,968 123,239 123,512 123,904 123,861

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,838 8,973 8,672 9,014 8,957 8,949 8,889 9,031 8,855

Unpaid family workers

47 52 44 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,474 4,740 5,640 4,982 4,656 4,630 4,781 4,657 5,147

Slack work or business conditions

3,363 2,984 3,888 3,006 2,807 2,837 2,882 2,891 3,451

Could only find part-time work

1,666 1,456 1,418 1,648 1,471 1,461 1,562 1,496 1,419

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,916 21,726 20,734 20,978 21,404 21,448 20,909 21,234 20,949

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,380 4,621 5,543 4,929 4,575 4,549 4,726 4,580 5,079

Slack work or business conditions

3,311 2,909 3,841 2,965 2,767 2,779 2,843 2,816 3,418

Could only find part-time work

1,662 1,435 1,398 1,643 1,462 1,453 1,571 1,473 1,401

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,516 21,349 20,340 20,533 21,002 21,083 20,521 20,826 20,548

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: February 01, 2019