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.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,559 2,555 2,484 2,471 2,350 2,498 2,345 2,474 2,406

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,814 1,726 1,771 1,707 1,567 1,658 1,528 1,640 1,658

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

721 806 692 749 736 783 772 812 731

Unpaid family workers

24 23 21 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

151,664 153,636 154,468 151,334 153,309 153,473 153,262 153,474 154,152

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,564 144,570 145,325 142,294 144,524 144,447 144,276 144,389 145,109

Government

20,753 20,674 21,187 20,755 20,986 20,900 20,791 20,743 21,212

Private industries

121,811 123,896 124,139 121,578 123,478 123,541 123,513 123,634 123,968

Private households

571 741 769 - - - - - -

Other industries

121,240 123,154 123,370 121,012 122,757 122,772 122,749 122,842 123,167

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9,067 8,970 9,055 8,956 8,728 8,880 8,861 8,959 8,943

Unpaid family workers

33 96 88 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,553 4,306 4,246 4,880 4,743 4,567 4,379 4,642 4,621

Slack work or business conditions

2,762 2,606 2,600 2,960 3,042 2,877 2,551 2,782 2,816

Could only find part-time work

1,609 1,464 1,433 1,615 1,447 1,431 1,365 1,447 1,436

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,395 21,475 21,979 20,897 21,304 21,532 21,781 21,464 21,512

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,496 4,238 4,169 4,799 4,662 4,482 4,311 4,547 4,523

Slack work or business conditions

2,734 2,572 2,541 2,944 3,004 2,836 2,522 2,752 2,763

Could only find part-time work

1,594 1,459 1,428 1,600 1,431 1,415 1,355 1,441 1,431

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,034 21,077 21,616 20,552 20,941 21,177 21,448 21,057 21,143

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 02, 2018