HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2017 2018
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,510 2,552 2,513 2,474 2,314 2,294 2,345 2,350 2,498 2,345 2,474 2,406 2,557

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,697 1,717 1,712 1,679 1,495 1,517 1,573 1,567 1,658 1,528 1,640 1,658 1,774

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

791 793 781 768 803 745 742 736 783 772 812 731 770

Nonagricultural industries

151,453 151,478 151,894 152,713 152,747 152,889 153,211 153,309 153,473 153,262 153,474 154,152 154,300

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,472 142,505 142,828 143,656 143,688 143,785 144,124 144,524 144,447 144,276 144,389 145,109 145,344

Private industries

121,779 121,900 122,022 122,693 122,761 122,616 123,090 123,478 123,541 123,513 123,634 123,968 124,293

Industries except private households

121,140 121,206 121,349 121,957 121,977 121,858 122,319 122,757 122,772 122,749 122,842 123,167 123,451

Government

20,717 20,642 20,815 20,986 20,957 21,222 21,045 20,986 20,900 20,791 20,743 21,212 21,057

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,922 8,970 8,991 8,944 8,990 8,995 9,013 8,728 8,880 8,861 8,959 8,943 8,873


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,851 4,915 4,989 5,160 5,019 4,985 4,948 4,743 4,567 4,379 4,642 4,621 4,802

Slack work or business conditions

2,995 3,097 3,009 3,302 3,005 2,994 3,004 3,042 2,877 2,551 2,782 2,816 2,879

Could only find part-time work

1,558 1,570 1,663 1,541 1,625 1,586 1,480 1,447 1,431 1,365 1,447 1,436 1,565

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,022 21,122 20,867 21,061 21,399 21,258 21,095 21,304 21,532 21,781 21,464 21,512 20,908

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,759 4,856 4,926 5,091 4,944 4,898 4,872 4,662 4,482 4,311 4,547 4,523 4,734

Slack work or business conditions

2,952 3,049 2,965 3,258 2,940 2,923 2,948 3,004 2,836 2,522 2,752 2,763 2,843

Could only find part-time work

1,552 1,563 1,659 1,533 1,619 1,575 1,464 1,431 1,415 1,355 1,441 1,431 1,580

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,645 20,703 20,434 20,641 20,999 20,891 20,766 20,941 21,177 21,448 21,057 21,143 20,518

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 07, 2018