Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status
[In thousands]
Category Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,601 2,661 2,597 2,369 2,623 2,592 2,585 2,516 2,388

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,654 1,748 1,763 1,494 1,643 1,706 1,689 1,651 1,605

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

912 885 809 854 938 856 862 840 766

Unpaid family workers

34 27 25 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

147,121 149,329 149,840 146,444 148,704 148,377 148,429 148,640 149,155

Wage and salary workers(1)

138,143 140,363 140,983 137,662 139,703 139,411 139,574 139,777 140,468

Government

19,720 19,821 19,605 20,554 20,548 20,323 20,599 20,186 20,430

Private industries

118,423 120,542 121,378 117,078 119,223 119,136 119,011 119,592 119,988

Private households

792 790 756 - - - - - -

Other industries

117,632 119,751 120,621 116,314 118,584 118,390 118,282 118,837 119,250

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,879 8,909 8,777 8,722 8,869 8,872 8,816 8,772 8,660

Unpaid family workers

99 58 80 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,511 6,119 6,157 6,300 6,123 5,962 6,430 5,843 5,940

Slack work or business conditions

3,883 3,567 3,742 3,791 3,631 3,709 3,890 3,443 3,642

Could only find part-time work

2,263 2,144 1,990 2,212 2,154 2,009 2,086 2,062 1,981

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,273 19,659 19,088 19,863 20,428 20,469 20,606 20,505 20,717

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,414 6,023 6,071 6,200 6,032 5,874 6,372 5,745 5,846

Slack work or business conditions

3,813 3,507 3,676 3,711 3,575 3,651 3,828 3,377 3,566

Could only find part-time work

2,249 2,128 1,979 2,197 2,138 1,995 2,076 2,052 1,965

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,895 19,261 18,697 19,495 20,084 20,114 20,224 20,101 20,337

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the survey reference week and excludes employed persons who were absent from their jobs for the entire week.
(3) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the reference week for an economic reason such as slack work or unfavorable business conditions, inability to find full-time work, or seasonal declines in demand.
(4) Refers to persons who usually work part time for noneconomic reasons such as childcare problems, family or personal obligations, school or training, retirement or Social Security limits on earnings, and other reasons. This excludes persons who usually work full time but worked only 1 to 34 hours during the reference week for reasons such as vacations, holidays, illness, and bad weather.

- Data not available.
NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 05, 2016