HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-25. Persons at work 1 to 34 hours in all and in nonagricultural industries by reason for working less than 35 hours and usual full- or part-time status
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason for working less than 35 hours August 2018
All industries Nonagricultural industries
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time

Total, at work 1 to 34 hours

32,118 9,332 22,785 31,586 9,168 22,418

Economic reasons

4,319 1,525 2,794 4,263 1,497 2,765

Slack work or business conditions

2,521 1,046 1,475 2,492 1,030 1,462

Could only find part-time work

1,268 - 1,268 1,263 - 1,263

Seasonal work

268 217 51 245 206 40

Job started or ended during week

262 262 - 262 262 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,798 7,807 19,991 27,323 7,670 19,653

Child-care problems

1,094 51 1,043 1,094 51 1,042

Other family or personal obligations

4,718 649 4,069 4,664 638 4,025

Health or medical limitations

1,096 - 1,096 1,071 - 1,071

In school or training

5,568 95 5,473 5,515 93 5,422

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,533 - 2,533 2,409 - 2,409

Vacation or personal day

4,687 4,687 - 4,636 4,636 -

Holiday, legal or religious

63 63 - 63 63 -

Weather-related curtailment

206 206 - 179 179 -

All other reasons

7,833 2,056 5,777 7,693 2,010 5,684

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 22.9 22.9 22.9 22.8 22.9

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.4 23.6 20.5 21.4 23.6 20.5

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: September 07, 2018