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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
June
2019
May
2020
June
2020
June
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,422 2,365 2,353 2,330 2,466 2,399 2,424 2,341 2,298

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,551 1,568 1,547 1,492 1,829 1,715 1,695 1,568 1,530

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

821 764 769 774 645 660 701 738 716

Unpaid family workers

51 33 37 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

155,406 135,096 140,458 154,835 156,283 153,359 131,052 134,965 139,943

Wage and salary workers(1)

146,537 127,045 131,946 146,003 147,347 144,494 123,401 126,942 131,444

Government

20,588 19,879 20,466 20,979 20,943 21,081 19,156 19,692 20,889

Private industries

125,949 107,166 111,480 124,990 126,282 123,412 104,200 107,228 110,579

Private households

849 498 564 - - - - - -

Other industries

125,101 106,667 110,916 124,210 125,487 122,693 103,713 106,723 110,039

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,850 8,010 8,449 8,782 8,897 8,818 7,544 7,945 8,376

Unpaid family workers

19 41 64 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,602 10,429 9,306 4,350 4,318 5,765 10,887 10,633 9,062

Slack work or business conditions

2,837 9,369 8,043 2,704 2,776 4,043 9,939 9,543 7,939

Could only find part-time work

1,360 892 978 1,338 1,317 1,321 697 843 942

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,555 14,669 16,210 21,538 22,175 20,601 12,355 14,394 17,137

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,529 10,286 9,210 4,266 4,225 5,681 10,730 10,485 8,961

Slack work or business conditions

2,787 9,237 7,966 2,651 2,719 3,965 9,780 9,408 7,860

Could only find part-time work

1,347 888 974 1,327 1,313 1,312 695 836 941

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,213 14,289 15,868 21,194 21,770 20,236 11,971 14,009 16,793

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: July 02, 2020