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
Aug.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,508 2,656 2,465 2,368 2,294 2,345 2,350 2,498 2,345

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,750 1,822 1,660 1,596 1,517 1,573 1,567 1,658 1,528

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

745 806 789 725 745 742 736 783 772

Unpaid family workers

13 28 17 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

151,068 154,348 153,074 151,175 152,889 153,211 153,309 153,473 153,262

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,368 145,370 144,183 142,371 143,785 144,124 144,524 144,447 144,276

Government

20,479 20,036 20,218 21,037 21,222 21,045 20,986 20,900 20,791

Private industries

121,889 125,335 123,965 121,394 122,616 123,090 123,478 123,541 123,513

Private households

670 800 782 - - - - - -

Other industries

121,220 124,534 123,183 120,695 121,858 122,319 122,757 122,772 122,749

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,631 8,911 8,812 8,645 8,995 9,013 8,728 8,880 8,861

Unpaid family workers

69 66 79 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,204 4,766 4,319 5,209 4,985 4,948 4,743 4,567 4,379

Slack work or business conditions

3,214 2,922 2,521 3,232 2,994 3,004 3,042 2,877 2,551

Could only find part-time work

1,564 1,445 1,268 1,631 1,586 1,480 1,447 1,431 1,365

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,405 20,059 19,991 21,468 21,258 21,095 21,304 21,532 21,781

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,130 4,701 4,263 5,125 4,898 4,872 4,662 4,482 4,311

Slack work or business conditions

3,158 2,891 2,492 3,196 2,923 2,948 3,004 2,836 2,522

Could only find part-time work

1,558 1,425 1,263 1,622 1,575 1,464 1,431 1,415 1,355

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,066 19,694 19,653 21,133 20,891 20,766 20,941 21,177 21,448

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: September 07, 2018