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 December 2016
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

34,803 8,977 25,825 34,165 8,795 25,370

Economic reasons

5,707 1,593 4,114 5,561 1,526 4,036

Slack work or business conditions

3,478 1,337 2,140 3,362 1,287 2,076

Could only find part-time work

1,828 - 1,828 1,824 - 1,824

Seasonal work

274 128 146 247 111 136

Job started or ended during week

128 128 - 128 128 -

Noneconomic reasons

29,095 7,384 21,711 28,604 7,270 21,335

Child-care problems

1,138 135 1,003 1,132 135 997

Other family or personal obligations

5,118 698 4,420 5,049 690 4,359

Health or medical limitations

1,014 - 1,014 1,001 - 1,001

In school or training

6,666 87 6,579 6,608 84 6,524

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,765 - 2,765 2,654 - 2,654

Vacation or personal day

2,942 2,942 - 2,908 2,908 -

Holiday, legal or religious

73 73 - 73 73 -

Weather-related curtailment

664 664 - 630 630 -

All other reasons

8,715 2,785 5,930 8,549 2,749 5,799

Average hours, economic reasons

23.0 24.1 22.6 23.0 24.0 22.6

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.4 25.5 20.0 21.4 25.5 20.0

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: January 06, 2017