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 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

37,661 12,034 25,627 37,097 11,905 25,193

Economic reasons

4,642 1,138 3,504 4,554 1,106 3,448

Slack work or business conditions

2,872 947 1,925 2,819 924 1,895

Could only find part-time work

1,497 - 1,497 1,486 - 1,486

Seasonal work

178 96 82 156 88 68

Job started or ended during week

95 95 - 93 93 -

Noneconomic reasons

33,019 10,896 22,123 32,543 10,799 21,744

Child-care problems

1,127 98 1,029 1,118 98 1,019

Other family or personal obligations

4,991 554 4,437 4,901 545 4,356

Health or medical limitations

1,025 - 1,025 1,004 - 1,004

In school or training

6,596 85 6,512 6,555 85 6,471

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,889 - 2,889 2,749 - 2,749

Vacation or personal day

3,455 3,455 - 3,430 3,430 -

Holiday, legal or religious

4,534 4,534 - 4,498 4,498 -

Weather-related curtailment

182 182 - 175 175 -

All other reasons

8,220 1,989 6,231 8,112 1,967 6,145

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 23.8 22.6 23.0 23.9 22.7

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

22.2 27.3 19.8 22.3 27.3 19.8

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 08, 2017