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
Oct.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,408 2,367 2,559 2,317 2,457 2,317 2,339 2,307 2,460

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,575 1,616 1,814 1,493 1,611 1,582 1,584 1,547 1,722

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

810 732 721 817 818 708 722 746 739

Unpaid family workers

23 19 24 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

149,927 152,126 151,664 149,604 150,848 151,208 151,143 152,093 151,357

Wage and salary workers(1)

141,123 143,214 142,564 140,806 141,989 142,714 142,466 143,106 142,285

Government

20,746 20,873 20,753 20,698 20,868 21,052 21,080 20,947 20,737

Private industries

120,377 122,341 121,811 120,073 121,053 121,627 121,366 122,188 121,582

Private households

757 583 571 - - - - - -

Other industries

119,620 121,758 121,240 119,325 120,457 120,964 120,712 121,570 121,018

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,748 8,871 9,067 8,731 8,753 8,475 8,602 8,856 8,961

Unpaid family workers

57 42 33 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,648 4,818 4,553 5,850 5,326 5,282 5,255 5,122 4,753

Slack work or business conditions

3,321 2,908 2,762 3,481 3,286 3,161 3,266 3,121 2,952

Could only find part-time work

2,085 1,702 1,609 2,093 1,727 1,754 1,645 1,733 1,629

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,265 21,001 21,395 20,765 20,791 21,260 21,447 21,011 20,923

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,567 4,740 4,496 5,748 5,282 5,231 5,179 5,032 4,696

Slack work or business conditions

3,269 2,864 2,734 3,415 3,249 3,137 3,217 3,071 2,943

Could only find part-time work

2,079 1,682 1,594 2,082 1,720 1,739 1,633 1,713 1,613

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,930 20,677 21,034 20,455 20,443 20,909 21,087 20,689 20,604

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: November 03, 2017