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

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,368 2,311 2,471 2,510 2,552 2,513 2,474 2,314 2,294 2,345 2,350 2,498 2,345

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,596 1,554 1,707 1,697 1,717 1,712 1,679 1,495 1,517 1,573 1,567 1,658 1,528

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

725 745 749 791 793 781 768 803 745 742 736 783 772

Nonagricultural industries

151,175 151,942 151,334 151,453 151,478 151,894 152,713 152,747 152,889 153,211 153,309 153,473 153,262

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,371 142,959 142,294 142,472 142,505 142,828 143,656 143,688 143,785 144,124 144,524 144,447 144,276

Private industries

121,394 122,055 121,578 121,779 121,900 122,022 122,693 122,761 122,616 123,090 123,478 123,541 123,513

Industries except private households

120,695 121,423 121,012 121,140 121,206 121,349 121,957 121,977 121,858 122,319 122,757 122,772 122,749

Government

21,037 20,908 20,755 20,717 20,642 20,815 20,986 20,957 21,222 21,045 20,986 20,900 20,791

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,645 8,861 8,956 8,922 8,970 8,991 8,944 8,990 8,995 9,013 8,728 8,880 8,861


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,209 5,148 4,880 4,851 4,915 4,989 5,160 5,019 4,985 4,948 4,743 4,567 4,379

Slack work or business conditions

3,232 3,098 2,960 2,995 3,097 3,009 3,302 3,005 2,994 3,004 3,042 2,877 2,551

Could only find part-time work

1,631 1,725 1,615 1,558 1,570 1,663 1,541 1,625 1,586 1,480 1,447 1,431 1,365

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,468 20,951 20,897 21,022 21,122 20,867 21,061 21,399 21,258 21,095 21,304 21,532 21,781

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,125 5,048 4,799 4,759 4,856 4,926 5,091 4,944 4,898 4,872 4,662 4,482 4,311

Slack work or business conditions

3,196 3,054 2,944 2,952 3,049 2,965 3,258 2,940 2,923 2,948 3,004 2,836 2,522

Could only find part-time work

1,622 1,702 1,600 1,552 1,563 1,659 1,533 1,619 1,575 1,464 1,431 1,415 1,355

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,133 20,619 20,552 20,645 20,703 20,434 20,641 20,999 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.

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: September 07, 2018