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
Dec.
2017
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,368 2,553 2,393 2,512 2,346 2,478 2,418 2,556 2,522

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,590 1,784 1,659 1,680 1,534 1,661 1,674 1,772 1,747

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

743 742 708 791 771 813 722 768 752

Unpaid family workers

35 27 26 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

151,233 154,461 154,088 151,628 153,376 153,634 154,135 154,297 154,520

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,295 145,430 145,063 142,677 144,380 144,480 145,071 145,313 145,478

Government

20,789 21,270 20,709 20,731 20,785 20,753 21,186 21,054 20,677

Private industries

121,506 124,161 124,354 121,938 123,584 123,773 124,063 124,365 124,787

Private households

687 811 879 - - - - - -

Other industries

120,819 123,349 123,474 121,245 122,806 122,968 123,239 123,512 123,904

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,881 8,961 8,973 8,971 8,872 8,957 8,949 8,889 9,031

Unpaid family workers

57 69 52 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,060 4,558 4,740 4,986 4,368 4,656 4,630 4,781 4,657

Slack work or business conditions

3,172 2,760 2,984 3,081 2,581 2,807 2,837 2,882 2,891

Could only find part-time work

1,529 1,541 1,456 1,570 1,377 1,471 1,461 1,562 1,496

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,631 21,930 21,726 21,163 21,803 21,404 21,448 20,909 21,234

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,992 4,512 4,621 4,953 4,311 4,575 4,549 4,726 4,580

Slack work or business conditions

3,132 2,719 2,909 3,032 2,546 2,767 2,779 2,843 2,816

Could only find part-time work

1,528 1,541 1,435 1,566 1,367 1,462 1,453 1,571 1,473

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,226 21,539 21,349 20,716 21,501 21,002 21,083 20,521 20,826

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: January 04, 2019