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.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,539 2,597 2,718 2,350 2,592 2,585 2,516 2,388 2,520

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,590 1,763 1,783 1,436 1,706 1,689 1,651 1,605 1,617

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

922 809 915 889 856 862 840 766 873

Unpaid family workers

26 25 20 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

146,689 149,840 149,086 146,666 148,377 148,429 148,640 149,155 149,118

Wage and salary workers(1)

137,890 140,983 140,323 137,989 139,411 139,574 139,777 140,468 140,431

Government

19,994 19,605 20,065 20,624 20,323 20,599 20,186 20,430 20,670

Private industries

117,896 121,378 120,258 117,340 119,136 119,011 119,592 119,988 119,736

Private households

825 756 763 - - - - - -

Other industries

117,072 120,621 119,495 116,512 118,390 118,282 118,837 119,250 118,982

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,747 8,777 8,661 8,667 8,872 8,816 8,772 8,660 8,621

Unpaid family workers

52 80 101 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,361 6,157 5,963 6,481 5,962 6,430 5,843 5,940 6,053

Slack work or business conditions

3,674 3,742 3,620 3,826 3,709 3,890 3,443 3,642 3,727

Could only find part-time work

2,227 1,990 1,885 2,229 2,009 2,086 2,062 1,981 1,929

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,933 19,088 18,495 19,772 20,469 20,606 20,505 20,717 20,523

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,265 6,071 5,845 6,374 5,874 6,372 5,745 5,846 5,931

Slack work or business conditions

3,621 3,676 3,531 3,775 3,651 3,828 3,377 3,566 3,641

Could only find part-time work

2,216 1,979 1,878 2,227 1,995 2,076 2,052 1,965 1,911

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,597 18,697 18,135 19,481 20,114 20,224 20,101 20,337 20,185

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 02, 2016