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 May 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

32,663 7,819 24,844 32,138 7,692 24,445

Economic reasons

4,739 1,328 3,410 4,677 1,306 3,371

Slack work or business conditions

2,875 1,070 1,805 2,831 1,051 1,780

Could only find part-time work

1,542 - 1,542 1,529 - 1,529

Seasonal work

147 83 63 142 81 61

Job started or ended during week

175 175 - 175 175 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,925 6,491 21,433 27,460 6,386 21,074

Child-care problems

1,077 79 998 1,055 79 975

Other family or personal obligations

5,210 767 4,443 5,134 747 4,387

Health or medical limitations

1,039 - 1,039 1,006 - 1,006

In school or training

6,038 84 5,954 5,969 84 5,885

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,904 - 2,904 2,779 - 2,779

Vacation or personal day

3,380 3,380 - 3,352 3,352 -

Holiday, legal or religious

64 64 - 64 64 -

Weather-related curtailment

134 134 - 120 120 -

All other reasons

8,079 1,983 6,096 7,982 1,940 6,043

Average hours, economic reasons

23.5 24.6 23.1 23.5 24.6 23.1

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.2 24.9 20.0 21.2 25.0 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: June 01, 2018