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

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,582 2,578 2,567 2,503 2,379 2,505 2,429 2,317 2,431 2,356 2,418 2,458 2,499

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,645 1,695 1,668 1,625 1,592 1,597 1,522 1,493 1,559 1,470 1,633 1,603 1,647

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

935 858 864 839 765 874 890 817 833 857 795 841 853

Nonagricultural industries

148,543 148,398 148,477 148,683 149,136 149,170 149,526 149,604 149,752 149,811 149,582 150,026 150,429

Wage and salary workers(1)

139,630 139,512 139,677 139,867 140,486 140,431 140,739 140,806 140,968 140,773 140,952 141,101 141,663

Private industries

119,218 119,177 119,043 119,587 119,947 119,682 119,990 120,073 120,016 119,916 120,189 120,258 120,904

Industries except private households

118,574 118,427 118,319 118,850 119,222 118,932 119,241 119,325 119,290 119,206 119,467 119,535 120,148

Government

20,520 20,350 20,615 20,202 20,508 20,701 20,809 20,698 20,938 20,865 20,796 20,843 20,858

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,848 8,860 8,807 8,755 8,659 8,631 8,599 8,731 8,716 8,991 8,552 8,826 8,707


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,120 5,970 6,409 5,820 5,936 6,027 5,874 5,850 5,659 5,598 5,840 5,704 5,553

Slack work or business conditions

3,650 3,706 3,879 3,438 3,629 3,736 3,587 3,481 3,485 3,401 3,583 3,574 3,402

Could only find part-time work

2,118 1,993 2,064 2,030 1,979 1,907 1,972 2,093 1,902 1,873 1,944 1,864 1,852

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,430 20,471 20,611 20,542 20,729 20,575 20,742 20,765 21,059 21,251 20,487 20,773 20,723

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,023 5,882 6,343 5,727 5,842 5,903 5,770 5,748 5,550 5,476 5,769 5,637 5,502

Slack work or business conditions

3,607 3,650 3,828 3,376 3,563 3,599 3,510 3,415 3,424 3,310 3,535 3,540 3,386

Could only find part-time work

2,116 1,986 2,059 2,033 1,958 1,903 1,959 2,082 1,870 1,862 1,947 1,853 1,842

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,067 20,093 20,215 20,145 20,355 20,261 20,409 20,455 20,696 20,818 20,136 20,445 20,396

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