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

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,478 2,443 2,364 2,368 2,311 2,471 2,510 2,552 2,513 2,474 2,314 2,294 2,345

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,637 1,612 1,597 1,596 1,554 1,707 1,697 1,717 1,712 1,679 1,495 1,517 1,573

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

822 804 725 725 745 749 791 793 781 768 803 745 742

Nonagricultural industries

150,516 150,878 151,118 151,175 151,942 151,334 151,453 151,478 151,894 152,713 152,747 152,889 153,211

Wage and salary workers(1)

141,928 142,060 142,549 142,371 142,959 142,294 142,472 142,505 142,828 143,656 143,688 143,785 144,124

Private industries

121,101 121,070 121,486 121,394 122,055 121,578 121,779 121,900 122,022 122,693 122,761 122,616 123,090

Industries except private households

120,440 120,513 120,825 120,695 121,423 121,012 121,140 121,206 121,349 121,957 121,977 121,858 122,319

Government

20,800 20,900 21,029 21,037 20,908 20,755 20,717 20,642 20,815 20,986 20,957 21,222 21,045

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,589 8,802 8,471 8,645 8,861 8,956 8,922 8,970 8,991 8,944 8,990 8,995 9,013


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,268 5,264 5,236 5,209 5,148 4,880 4,851 4,915 4,989 5,160 5,019 4,985 4,948

Slack work or business conditions

3,058 3,263 3,148 3,232 3,098 2,960 2,995 3,097 3,009 3,302 3,005 2,994 3,004

Could only find part-time work

1,764 1,711 1,734 1,631 1,725 1,615 1,558 1,570 1,663 1,541 1,625 1,586 1,480

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,018 20,813 21,311 21,468 20,951 20,897 21,022 21,122 20,867 21,061 21,399 21,258 21,095

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,202 5,210 5,176 5,125 5,048 4,799 4,759 4,856 4,926 5,091 4,944 4,898 4,872

Slack work or business conditions

3,017 3,233 3,130 3,196 3,054 2,944 2,952 3,049 2,965 3,258 2,940 2,923 2,948

Could only find part-time work

1,754 1,708 1,721 1,622 1,702 1,600 1,552 1,563 1,659 1,533 1,619 1,575 1,464

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,703 20,423 21,027 21,133 20,619 20,552 20,645 20,703 20,434 20,641 20,999 20,891 20,766

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: June 01, 2018