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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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 June 2020
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

31,654 11,608 20,047 31,150 11,469 19,681

Economic reasons

9,306 5,469 3,837 9,210 5,397 3,813

Slack work or business conditions

8,043 5,238 2,805 7,966 5,176 2,790

Could only find part-time work

978 - 978 974 - 974

Seasonal work

193 139 54 178 129 49

Job started or ended during week

92 92 - 92 92 -

Noneconomic reasons

22,349 6,139 16,210 21,940 6,071 15,868

Child-care problems

735 63 672 730 62 667

Other family or personal obligations

3,415 348 3,067 3,343 348 2,996

Health or medical limitations

519 - 519 506 - 506

In school or training

3,931 79 3,853 3,894 79 3,816

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,006 - 2,006 1,871 - 1,871

Vacation or personal day

2,992 2,992 - 2,973 2,973 -

Holiday, legal or religious

56 56 - 55 55 -

Weather-related curtailment

122 122 - 109 109 -

All other reasons

8,572 2,479 6,092 8,458 2,446 6,013

Average hours, economic reasons

21.9 21.6 22.3 21.9 21.6 22.2

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.1 23.0 20.4 21.1 23.1 20.4

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: July 02, 2020