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 November 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

34,293 8,992 25,301 33,715 8,830 24,885

Economic reasons

4,558 1,186 3,372 4,512 1,166 3,346

Slack work or business conditions

2,760 1,007 1,753 2,719 992 1,727

Could only find part-time work

1,541 - 1,541 1,541 - 1,541

Seasonal work

181 103 78 176 98 78

Job started or ended during week

76 76 - 76 76 -

Noneconomic reasons

29,735 7,806 21,930 29,204 7,665 21,539

Child-care problems

1,223 115 1,108 1,218 115 1,103

Other family or personal obligations

5,143 664 4,478 5,063 642 4,422

Health or medical limitations

1,167 - 1,167 1,138 - 1,138

In school or training

6,676 148 6,528 6,601 141 6,459

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,703 - 2,703 2,596 - 2,596

Vacation or personal day

3,404 3,404 - 3,370 3,370 -

Holiday, legal or religious

556 556 - 555 555 -

Weather-related curtailment

447 447 - 410 410 -

All other reasons

8,417 2,472 5,945 8,253 2,431 5,821

Average hours, economic reasons

23.3 23.6 23.2 23.3 23.6 23.2

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.4 25.4 20.0 21.5 25.4 20.1

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: December 07, 2018