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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
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,555 2,501 2,479 2,478 2,432 2,320 2,402 2,400 2,404

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,726 1,665 1,672 1,661 1,724 1,482 1,577 1,560 1,610

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

806 817 781 813 690 778 779 789 769

Unpaid family workers

23 19 27 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

153,636 155,315 155,999 153,634 154,314 154,725 154,904 155,528 155,830

Wage and salary workers(1)

144,570 146,376 147,030 144,480 145,590 145,906 145,880 146,480 146,837

Government

20,674 20,362 21,089 20,753 20,730 20,952 20,823 20,913 21,088

Private industries

123,896 126,014 125,942 123,773 124,870 124,901 125,012 125,602 125,756

Private households

741 869 842 - - - - - -

Other industries

123,154 125,145 125,100 122,968 124,064 124,115 124,224 124,745 124,867

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,970 8,863 8,889 8,957 8,711 8,766 8,945 8,891 8,843

Unpaid family workers

96 76 80 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,306 4,316 3,992 4,656 4,355 4,347 3,984 4,381 4,350

Slack work or business conditions

2,606 2,623 2,377 2,807 2,646 2,707 2,385 2,678 2,588

Could only find part-time work

1,464 1,252 1,327 1,471 1,339 1,337 1,364 1,351 1,322

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,475 20,138 21,666 21,404 21,366 21,524 21,437 21,697 21,573

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,238 4,237 3,925 4,575 4,241 4,258 3,878 4,295 4,264

Slack work or business conditions

2,572 2,560 2,337 2,767 2,565 2,669 2,323 2,634 2,537

Could only find part-time work

1,459 1,242 1,317 1,462 1,333 1,326 1,350 1,337 1,311

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,077 19,727 21,291 21,002 21,038 21,188 21,049 21,322 21,190

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: October 04, 2019