HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-5. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2012 2013 2014 2015
2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,249 2,165 2,102 2,053 2,093 2,193 2,162 2,158 2,129 2,268 2,384 2,469 2,461

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,420 1,375 1,313 1,260 1,283 1,353 1,329 1,386 1,364 1,501 1,569 1,589 1,579

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

798 761 753 759 794 816 785 755 749 741 783 854 842

Nonagricultural industries

139,939 140,293 141,254 141,293 141,778 142,054 142,089 143,255 143,829 144,186 145,007 145,774 146,240

Wage and salary workers(1)

131,147 131,437 132,293 132,620 133,022 133,290 133,539 134,549 135,287 135,606 136,175 137,075 137,260

Private industries

111,120 111,011 111,651 112,068 112,786 113,079 113,533 114,226 115,077 115,540 116,224 116,736 116,652

Industries except private households

110,337 110,230 110,905 111,332 112,142 112,406 112,695 113,372 114,229 114,745 115,440 115,868 115,859

Government

20,045 20,405 20,631 20,561 20,245 20,190 19,990 20,352 20,218 20,043 19,932 20,386 20,604

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,700 8,802 8,881 8,586 8,668 8,721 8,494 8,636 8,449 8,536 8,787 8,599 8,871

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

8,059 8,228 8,093 7,939 8,001 7,956 7,821 7,309 7,408 7,238 6,884 6,717 6,579

Slack work or business conditions

5,242 5,350 5,069 5,078 5,028 4,969 4,919 4,385 4,473 4,331 4,115 3,976 3,897

Could only find part-time work

2,539 2,531 2,644 2,578 2,638 2,601 2,592 2,650 2,597 2,526 2,439 2,408 2,327

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,008 18,774 18,798 18,725 19,007 19,107 18,772 19,226 19,303 19,589 19,831 19,797 20,166

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,935 8,103 7,987 7,829 7,883 7,833 7,725 7,190 7,311 7,142 6,780 6,616 6,475

Slack work or business conditions

5,160 5,272 4,998 5,006 4,955 4,899 4,846 4,332 4,419 4,270 4,043 3,923 3,831

Could only find part-time work

2,502 2,525 2,635 2,555 2,606 2,604 2,578 2,620 2,579 2,523 2,410 2,383 2,322

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,624 18,438 18,477 18,382 18,675 18,791 18,473 18,853 18,997 19,224 19,484 19,441 19,768

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: July 02, 2015