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
July
2018
June
2019
July
2019
July
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,656 2,422 2,569 2,493 2,332 2,394 2,432 2,320 2,402

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,822 1,551 1,707 1,681 1,687 1,687 1,724 1,482 1,577

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

806 821 821 781 644 690 690 778 779

Unpaid family workers

28 51 42 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

154,348 155,406 155,816 153,425 154,358 154,271 154,314 154,725 154,904

Wage and salary workers(1)

145,370 146,537 146,774 144,411 145,609 145,675 145,590 145,906 145,880

Government

20,036 20,588 20,006 20,876 20,677 20,831 20,730 20,952 20,823

Private industries

125,335 125,949 126,768 123,496 124,948 124,892 124,870 124,901 125,012

Private households

800 849 808 - - - - - -

Other industries

124,534 125,101 125,960 122,722 124,153 124,075 124,064 124,115 124,224

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,911 8,850 8,995 8,898 8,727 8,569 8,711 8,766 8,945

Unpaid family workers

66 19 46 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,766 4,602 4,102 4,588 4,499 4,654 4,355 4,347 3,984

Slack work or business conditions

2,922 2,837 2,387 2,870 2,909 2,891 2,646 2,707 2,385

Could only find part-time work

1,445 1,360 1,374 1,445 1,329 1,446 1,339 1,337 1,364

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,059 20,555 20,038 21,525 21,297 21,322 21,366 21,524 21,437

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,701 4,529 4,017 4,510 4,439 4,589 4,241 4,258 3,878

Slack work or business conditions

2,891 2,787 2,329 2,831 2,854 2,865 2,565 2,669 2,323

Could only find part-time work

1,425 1,347 1,354 1,429 1,327 1,437 1,333 1,326 1,350

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,694 20,213 19,656 21,154 20,995 20,985 21,038 21,188 21,049

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: August 02, 2019