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
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,266 2,344 2,243 2,331 2,556 2,522 2,576 2,510 2,332

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,409 1,572 1,558 1,499 1,772 1,747 1,778 1,741 1,687

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

840 757 667 801 768 752 787 764 644

Unpaid family workers

17 15 18 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

152,611 153,824 154,197 152,664 154,297 154,520 154,177 154,446 154,358

Wage and salary workers(1)

143,601 145,148 145,493 143,668 145,313 145,478 145,251 145,674 145,609

Government

21,368 21,032 21,077 20,973 21,054 20,677 20,614 20,588 20,677

Private industries

122,233 124,116 124,417 122,699 124,365 124,787 124,657 125,042 124,948

Private households

781 796 808 - - - - - -

Other industries

121,452 123,321 123,609 121,932 123,512 123,904 123,861 124,243 124,153

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,959 8,638 8,659 8,983 8,889 9,031 8,855 8,780 8,727

Unpaid family workers

50 38 45 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,080 4,561 4,621 4,969 4,781 4,657 5,147 4,310 4,499

Slack work or business conditions

3,023 2,986 2,949 2,989 2,882 2,891 3,451 2,792 2,909

Could only find part-time work

1,738 1,295 1,413 1,620 1,562 1,496 1,419 1,347 1,329

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,817 21,807 21,738 21,439 20,909 21,234 20,949 21,153 21,297

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,975 4,477 4,548 4,867 4,726 4,580 5,079 4,244 4,439

Slack work or business conditions

2,966 2,933 2,895 2,934 2,843 2,816 3,418 2,763 2,854

Could only find part-time work

1,726 1,291 1,410 1,613 1,571 1,473 1,401 1,339 1,327

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,382 21,411 21,434 21,022 20,521 20,826 20,548 20,761 20,995

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: April 05, 2019