HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2016 2017
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,431 2,356 2,418 2,458 2,499 2,646 2,507 2,457 2,317 2,339 2,307 2,460 2,507

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,559 1,470 1,633 1,603 1,647 1,730 1,645 1,611 1,582 1,584 1,547 1,722 1,696

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

833 857 795 841 853 879 833 818 708 722 746 739 789

Nonagricultural industries

149,752 149,811 149,582 150,026 150,429 150,481 150,417 150,848 151,208 151,143 152,093 151,357 151,478

Wage and salary workers(1)

140,968 140,773 140,952 141,101 141,663 141,931 141,849 141,989 142,714 142,466 143,106 142,285 142,463

Private industries

120,016 119,916 120,189 120,258 120,904 121,281 121,096 121,053 121,627 121,366 122,188 121,582 121,740

Industries except private households

119,290 119,206 119,467 119,535 120,148 120,592 120,441 120,457 120,964 120,712 121,570 121,018 121,123

Government

20,938 20,865 20,796 20,843 20,858 20,683 20,772 20,868 21,052 21,080 20,947 20,737 20,758

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,716 8,991 8,552 8,826 8,707 8,489 8,550 8,753 8,475 8,602 8,856 8,961 8,925


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,659 5,598 5,840 5,704 5,553 5,272 5,219 5,326 5,282 5,255 5,122 4,753 4,801

Slack work or business conditions

3,485 3,401 3,583 3,574 3,402 3,174 3,082 3,286 3,161 3,266 3,121 2,952 2,983

Could only find part-time work

1,902 1,873 1,944 1,864 1,852 1,802 1,789 1,727 1,754 1,645 1,733 1,629 1,559

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,059 21,251 20,487 20,773 20,723 20,700 21,020 20,791 21,260 21,447 21,011 20,923 21,018

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,550 5,476 5,769 5,637 5,502 5,197 5,154 5,282 5,231 5,179 5,032 4,696 4,721

Slack work or business conditions

3,424 3,310 3,535 3,540 3,386 3,130 3,045 3,249 3,137 3,217 3,071 2,943 2,940

Could only find part-time work

1,870 1,862 1,947 1,853 1,842 1,781 1,776 1,720 1,739 1,633 1,713 1,613 1,543

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,696 20,818 20,136 20,445 20,396 20,349 20,677 20,443 20,909 21,087 20,689 20,604 20,647

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: December 08, 2017