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
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,398 2,403 2,472 2,205 2,161 2,045 2,138 2,133 2,224

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,509 1,620 1,699 1,370 1,382 1,273 1,379 1,413 1,522

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

855 755 756 819 767 738 734 709 727

Unpaid family workers

34 28 18 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

142,111 144,862 144,175 141,918 143,531 143,843 144,159 144,274 144,106

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,254 136,203 135,541 133,247 134,860 135,355 135,687 135,823 135,659

Government

19,729 19,525 19,410 20,373 20,320 20,051 20,357 20,453 20,120

Private industries

113,526 116,679 116,131 112,926 114,532 115,257 115,294 115,297 115,576

Private households

680 889 789 - - - - - -

Other industries

112,846 115,790 115,342 112,252 113,643 114,460 114,487 114,456 114,791

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,782 8,582 8,576 8,646 8,559 8,375 8,370 8,424 8,454

Unpaid family workers

74 76 58 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,690 7,665 7,083 7,898 7,465 7,269 7,544 7,511 7,277

Slack work or business conditions

4,632 4,670 4,055 4,788 4,555 4,453 4,525 4,609 4,261

Could only find part-time work

2,616 2,608 2,548 2,663 2,669 2,537 2,648 2,519 2,587

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,701 18,134 17,872 19,305 18,886 19,040 19,880 19,662 19,526

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,567 7,568 7,021 7,765 7,333 7,199 7,436 7,400 7,203

Slack work or business conditions

4,566 4,607 4,020 4,734 4,487 4,407 4,474 4,548 4,232

Could only find part-time work

2,598 2,585 2,538 2,676 2,623 2,530 2,637 2,507 2,585

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,376 17,809 17,523 18,817 18,603 18,727 19,533 19,250 19,098

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: September 05, 2014