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
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,587 2,266 2,230 2,631 2,552 2,513 2,474 2,314 2,294

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,663 1,409 1,438 1,727 1,717 1,712 1,679 1,495 1,517

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

900 840 759 871 793 781 768 803 745

Unpaid family workers

24 17 33 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

150,676 152,611 153,119 150,515 151,478 151,894 152,713 152,747 152,889

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,061 143,601 144,009 141,882 142,505 142,828 143,656 143,688 143,785

Government

20,901 21,368 21,453 20,723 20,642 20,815 20,986 20,957 21,222

Private industries

121,160 122,233 122,556 121,254 121,900 122,022 122,693 122,761 122,616

Private households

680 781 780 - - - - - -

Other industries

120,480 121,452 121,776 120,591 121,206 121,349 121,957 121,977 121,858

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,563 8,959 9,039 8,532 8,970 8,991 8,944 8,990 8,995

Unpaid family workers

53 50 70 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,058 5,080 4,734 5,309 4,915 4,989 5,160 5,019 4,985

Slack work or business conditions

3,059 3,023 2,867 3,183 3,097 3,009 3,302 3,005 2,994

Could only find part-time work

1,767 1,738 1,573 1,787 1,570 1,663 1,541 1,625 1,586

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,257 21,817 22,132 20,406 21,122 20,867 21,061 21,399 21,258

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,990 4,975 4,631 5,243 4,856 4,926 5,091 4,944 4,898

Slack work or business conditions

3,019 2,966 2,799 3,129 3,049 2,965 3,258 2,940 2,923

Could only find part-time work

1,750 1,726 1,559 1,772 1,563 1,659 1,533 1,619 1,575

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,849 21,382 21,763 20,010 20,703 20,434 20,641 20,999 20,891

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: May 04, 2018