HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-5. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2011 2012 2013 2014
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,267 2,275 2,217 2,234 2,166 2,123 2,049 2,073 2,195 2,192 2,160 2,115 2,245

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,409 1,361 1,391 1,407 1,380 1,326 1,256 1,267 1,361 1,345 1,380 1,345 1,493

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

832 871 805 795 759 762 756 790 813 796 757 747 740

Nonagricultural industries

137,530 138,412 139,702 139,979 140,270 141,204 141,326 141,828 142,019 142,034 143,215 143,844 144,202

Wage and salary workers(1)

129,034 129,791 130,986 131,197 131,422 132,238 132,633 133,091 133,263 133,470 134,519 135,301 135,635

Private industries

108,598 109,338 110,598 111,144 111,003 111,655 112,043 112,824 113,060 113,537 114,168 115,028 115,523

Industries except private households

107,844 108,612 109,957 110,378 110,221 110,895 111,304 112,196 112,390 112,683 113,308 114,197 114,731

Government

20,432 20,467 20,371 20,066 20,403 20,600 20,570 20,276 20,184 19,951 20,325 20,243 20,097

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,448 8,558 8,619 8,679 8,788 8,904 8,607 8,635 8,703 8,527 8,646 8,435 8,521

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

8,743 8,436 8,047 8,068 8,260 8,108 7,879 8,013 7,997 7,837 7,285 7,426 7,297

Slack work or business conditions

5,722 5,580 5,327 5,259 5,346 5,079 5,051 5,051 4,966 4,926 4,389 4,511 4,344

Could only find part-time work

2,665 2,449 2,455 2,525 2,545 2,627 2,594 2,627 2,618 2,559 2,664 2,618 2,556

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,234 18,514 18,751 18,985 18,767 18,803 18,755 18,970 19,108 18,781 19,136 19,269 19,583

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

8,604 8,302 7,926 7,941 8,149 7,992 7,771 7,889 7,888 7,730 7,175 7,323 7,198

Slack work or business conditions

5,623 5,489 5,244 5,173 5,272 5,012 4,973 4,975 4,901 4,858 4,330 4,456 4,289

Could only find part-time work

2,647 2,448 2,430 2,491 2,539 2,620 2,565 2,595 2,624 2,554 2,634 2,597 2,543

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,796 18,123 18,391 18,600 18,373 18,473 18,479 18,626 18,731 18,489 18,810 18,955 19,172

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.

NOTE: Detail for the 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.

 

Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014