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
June
2017
May
2018
June
2018
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,612 2,412 2,503 2,443 2,474 2,314 2,294 2,345 2,350

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,730 1,604 1,682 1,612 1,679 1,495 1,517 1,573 1,567

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

858 776 779 804 768 803 745 742 736

Unpaid family workers

23 32 42 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

151,475 153,598 153,962 150,878 152,713 152,747 152,889 153,211 153,309

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,483 144,424 145,061 142,060 143,656 143,688 143,785 144,124 144,524

Government

20,477 21,253 20,522 20,900 20,986 20,957 21,222 21,045 20,986

Private industries

122,006 123,170 124,539 121,070 122,693 122,761 122,616 123,090 123,478

Private households

630 773 769 - - - - - -

Other industries

121,376 122,398 123,770 120,513 121,957 121,977 121,858 122,319 122,757

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,924 9,112 8,808 8,802 8,944 8,990 8,995 9,013 8,728

Unpaid family workers

67 61 93 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,602 4,739 5,042 5,264 5,160 5,019 4,985 4,948 4,743

Slack work or business conditions

3,405 2,875 3,178 3,263 3,302 3,005 2,994 3,004 3,042

Could only find part-time work

1,787 1,542 1,486 1,711 1,541 1,625 1,586 1,480 1,447

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,831 21,433 20,308 20,813 21,061 21,399 21,258 21,095 21,304

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,555 4,677 4,974 5,210 5,091 4,944 4,898 4,872 4,662

Slack work or business conditions

3,370 2,831 3,133 3,233 3,258 2,940 2,923 2,948 3,004

Could only find part-time work

1,783 1,529 1,468 1,708 1,533 1,619 1,575 1,464 1,431

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,450 21,074 19,938 20,423 20,641 20,999 20,891 20,766 20,941

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: July 06, 2018