HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-5. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2014 2015 2016 2017
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,138 2,120 2,282 2,405 2,457 2,441 2,361 2,435 2,487 2,549 2,437 2,368 2,458

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,379 1,351 1,516 1,578 1,586 1,551 1,481 1,583 1,594 1,663 1,570 1,507 1,628

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

747 744 742 796 853 841 855 823 883 854 843 836 830

Nonagricultural industries

143,107 143,818 144,287 145,095 145,608 146,264 146,587 147,207 148,395 148,519 149,278 149,722 150,012

Wage and salary workers(1)

134,413 135,350 135,634 136,231 136,935 137,378 137,877 138,530 139,556 139,685 140,552 140,849 141,239

Private industries

114,136 115,142 115,542 116,260 116,605 116,693 117,294 117,728 118,975 119,269 119,873 120,002 120,450

Industries except private households

113,290 114,299 114,739 115,470 115,740 115,908 116,514 116,963 118,287 118,532 119,132 119,273 119,717

Government

20,294 20,204 20,098 19,951 20,358 20,671 20,595 20,785 20,618 20,389 20,673 20,834 20,833

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,606 8,411 8,575 8,830 8,582 8,836 8,628 8,619 8,762 8,807 8,629 8,813 8,695

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,321 7,368 7,242 6,907 6,715 6,523 6,254 5,968 6,058 6,067 5,945 5,702 5,699

Slack work or business conditions

4,423 4,438 4,317 4,129 3,995 3,849 3,712 3,483 3,615 3,674 3,651 3,456 3,520

Could only find part-time work

2,648 2,562 2,564 2,444 2,373 2,293 2,206 2,201 2,118 2,029 1,953 1,956 1,887

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,192 19,237 19,714 19,831 19,759 20,176 19,926 20,190 20,442 20,542 20,682 21,025 20,661

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,205 7,272 7,143 6,802 6,619 6,418 6,152 5,874 5,951 5,984 5,838 5,591 5,636

Slack work or business conditions

4,363 4,386 4,246 4,069 3,942 3,784 3,638 3,431 3,559 3,618 3,557 3,383 3,487

Could only find part-time work

2,617 2,552 2,556 2,411 2,364 2,283 2,189 2,181 2,110 2,026 1,940 1,938 1,881

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,821 18,931 19,351 19,488 19,390 19,770 19,599 19,838 20,085 20,151 20,342 20,656 20,326

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.

NOTE: Detail for the 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.

 

Last Modified Date: April 07, 2017