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 March 2017
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

37,019 11,757 25,262 36,468 11,617 24,852

Economic reasons

5,552 1,331 4,220 5,498 1,313 4,185

Slack work or business conditions

3,407 1,171 2,236 3,383 1,158 2,226

Could only find part-time work

1,920 - 1,920 1,901 - 1,901

Seasonal work

182 118 64 171 113 58

Job started or ended during week

43 43 - 43 43 -

Noneconomic reasons

31,468 10,426 21,042 30,970 10,304 20,667

Child-care problems

1,037 60 977 1,018 60 958

Other family or personal obligations

5,005 612 4,393 4,918 599 4,319

Health or medical limitations

959 - 959 949 - 949

In school or training

6,360 82 6,277 6,309 82 6,227

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,625 - 2,625 2,496 - 2,496

Vacation or personal day

3,961 3,961 - 3,930 3,930 -

Holiday, legal or religious

80 80 - 80 80 -

Weather-related curtailment

3,145 3,145 - 3,106 3,106 -

All other reasons

8,296 2,485 5,811 8,164 2,447 5,717

Average hours, economic reasons

23.2 23.8 22.9 23.2 24.0 22.9

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.5 25.4 19.6 21.6 25.5 19.6

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: April 07, 2017