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
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,050 2,517 2,332 2,139 2,133 2,224 2,379 2,402 2,410

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,258 1,689 1,587 1,310 1,413 1,522 1,545 1,584 1,624

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

754 800 729 780 709 727 785 784 749

Unpaid family workers

38 28 16 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

142,725 145,419 145,335 142,317 144,274 144,106 144,225 144,919 144,926

Wage and salary workers(1)

134,074 136,454 136,379 133,694 135,823 135,659 135,423 135,951 136,039

Government

20,211 20,049 20,034 20,086 20,453 20,120 19,717 19,940 19,931

Private industries

113,863 116,405 116,345 113,610 115,297 115,576 115,697 116,098 116,118

Private households

849 773 791 - - - - - -

Other industries

113,014 115,631 115,554 112,760 114,456 114,791 114,945 115,325 115,339

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,589 8,916 8,911 8,547 8,424 8,454 8,685 8,936 8,801

Unpaid family workers

62 50 44 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,563 6,787 6,713 7,723 7,511 7,277 7,103 7,027 6,850

Slack work or business conditions

4,793 4,109 3,999 4,869 4,609 4,261 4,162 4,214 4,064

Could only find part-time work

2,504 2,414 2,399 2,499 2,519 2,587 2,562 2,447 2,453

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,628 20,332 20,868 18,858 19,662 19,526 19,561 19,769 20,004

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,478 6,698 6,597 7,619 7,400 7,203 6,990 6,923 6,723

Slack work or business conditions

4,738 4,059 3,931 4,807 4,548 4,232 4,088 4,155 3,992

Could only find part-time work

2,494 2,394 2,380 2,484 2,507 2,585 2,537 2,400 2,397

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,320 19,935 20,519 18,593 19,250 19,098 19,167 19,319 19,616

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: December 05, 2014