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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
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,553 2,553 2,363 2,556 2,402 2,400 2,404 2,461 2,363

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,784 1,738 1,676 1,772 1,577 1,560 1,610 1,630 1,635

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

742 786 663 768 779 789 769 796 684

Unpaid family workers

27 30 24 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

154,461 156,513 156,581 154,297 154,904 155,528 155,830 155,998 156,207

Wage and salary workers(1)

145,430 147,522 147,544 145,313 145,880 146,480 146,837 147,161 147,293

Government

21,270 21,598 21,619 21,054 20,823 20,913 21,088 21,469 21,342

Private industries

124,161 125,924 125,925 124,365 125,012 125,602 125,756 125,805 126,021

Private households

811 784 824 - - - - - -

Other industries

123,349 125,140 125,101 123,512 124,224 124,745 124,867 124,974 125,177

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,961 8,926 8,954 8,889 8,945 8,891 8,843 8,802 8,856

Unpaid family workers

69 66 83 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,558 4,046 4,110 4,781 3,984 4,381 4,350 4,438 4,322

Slack work or business conditions

2,760 2,533 2,512 2,882 2,385 2,678 2,588 2,754 2,633

Could only find part-time work

1,541 1,268 1,249 1,562 1,364 1,351 1,322 1,287 1,268

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,930 22,088 22,482 20,909 21,437 21,697 21,573 21,549 21,534

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,512 3,961 4,053 4,726 3,878 4,295 4,264 4,337 4,251

Slack work or business conditions

2,719 2,469 2,476 2,843 2,323 2,634 2,537 2,692 2,595

Could only find part-time work

1,541 1,258 1,246 1,571 1,350 1,337 1,311 1,275 1,263

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,539 21,679 22,109 20,521 21,049 21,322 21,190 21,138 21,166

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: December 06, 2019