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.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,478 2,441 2,587 2,578 2,356 2,418 2,458 2,499 2,646

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,592 1,552 1,663 1,695 1,470 1,633 1,603 1,647 1,730

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

869 857 900 858 857 795 841 853 879

Unpaid family workers

17 31 24 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

148,597 150,187 150,676 148,398 149,811 149,582 150,026 150,429 150,481

Wage and salary workers(1)

139,607 141,495 142,061 139,512 140,773 140,952 141,101 141,663 141,931

Government

20,615 21,247 20,901 20,350 20,865 20,796 20,843 20,858 20,683

Private industries

118,992 120,248 121,160 119,177 119,916 120,189 120,258 120,904 121,281

Private households

747 698 680 - - - - - -

Other industries

118,245 119,550 120,480 118,427 119,206 119,467 119,535 120,148 120,592

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,941 8,640 8,563 8,860 8,991 8,552 8,826 8,707 8,489

Unpaid family workers

50 53 53 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,771 5,552 5,058 5,970 5,598 5,840 5,704 5,553 5,272

Slack work or business conditions

3,603 3,407 3,059 3,706 3,401 3,583 3,574 3,402 3,174

Could only find part-time work

1,994 1,920 1,767 1,993 1,873 1,944 1,864 1,852 1,802

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,460 21,042 21,257 20,471 21,251 20,487 20,773 20,723 20,700

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,690 5,498 4,990 5,882 5,476 5,769 5,637 5,502 5,197

Slack work or business conditions

3,546 3,383 3,019 3,650 3,310 3,535 3,540 3,386 3,130

Could only find part-time work

1,984 1,901 1,750 1,986 1,862 1,947 1,853 1,842 1,781

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,089 20,667 20,849 20,093 20,818 20,136 20,445 20,396 20,349

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 05, 2017