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
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,294 2,491 2,478 2,419 2,411 2,385 2,456 2,623 2,592

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,463 1,535 1,592 1,593 1,562 1,538 1,571 1,643 1,706

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

799 933 869 792 814 827 878 938 856

Unpaid family workers

32 23 17 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

146,293 148,247 148,597 146,065 147,587 148,115 148,620 148,704 148,377

Wage and salary workers(1)

137,371 139,398 139,607 137,145 139,054 139,371 139,815 139,703 139,411

Government

20,840 20,911 20,615 20,484 20,824 20,715 20,775 20,548 20,323

Private industries

116,531 118,487 118,992 116,670 118,193 118,690 119,024 119,223 119,136

Private households

793 629 747 - - - - - -

Other industries

115,738 117,858 118,245 115,871 117,432 118,025 118,332 118,584 118,390

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,837 8,791 8,941 8,822 8,551 8,699 8,735 8,869 8,872

Unpaid family workers

84 58 50 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,356 6,138 5,771 6,549 6,022 5,988 5,988 6,123 5,962

Slack work or business conditions

3,728 3,656 3,603 3,870 3,548 3,544 3,579 3,631 3,709

Could only find part-time work

2,370 2,199 1,994 2,349 2,172 2,134 2,104 2,154 2,009

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,992 20,824 21,460 20,034 20,243 20,311 20,615 20,428 20,469

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,277 6,032 5,690 6,464 5,910 5,851 5,897 6,032 5,874

Slack work or business conditions

3,674 3,588 3,546 3,817 3,482 3,467 3,519 3,575 3,651

Could only find part-time work

2,354 2,182 1,984 2,335 2,161 2,116 2,099 2,138 1,995

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,622 20,463 21,089 19,654 19,932 19,973 20,238 20,084 20,114

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: May 06, 2016