HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2015 2016
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,417 2,424 2,556 2,419 2,395 2,548 2,369 2,350 2,368 2,394 2,424 2,411 2,385

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,563 1,566 1,611 1,593 1,532 1,591 1,494 1,436 1,516 1,568 1,557 1,562 1,538

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

840 841 900 792 835 904 854 889 821 804 822 814 827

Nonagricultural industries

145,683 145,801 145,681 146,065 146,336 146,198 146,444 146,666 146,535 146,864 147,110 147,587 148,115

Wage and salary workers(1)

136,853 137,351 136,802 137,145 137,201 137,466 137,662 137,989 137,999 138,182 138,478 139,054 139,371

Private industries

116,567 116,782 116,588 116,670 116,616 116,726 117,078 117,340 117,503 117,509 117,368 118,193 118,690

Industries except private households

115,658 115,934 115,780 115,871 115,859 115,926 116,314 116,512 116,727 116,711 116,626 117,432 118,025

Government

20,294 20,583 20,312 20,484 20,609 20,723 20,554 20,624 20,558 20,597 21,088 20,824 20,715

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,743 8,400 8,714 8,822 9,133 8,634 8,722 8,667 8,356 8,639 8,593 8,551 8,699


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,784 6,630 6,673 6,549 6,600 6,465 6,300 6,481 6,034 5,761 6,085 6,022 5,988

Slack work or business conditions

4,011 3,847 4,063 3,870 3,883 3,880 3,791 3,826 3,563 3,289 3,536 3,548 3,544

Could only find part-time work

2,431 2,395 2,318 2,349 2,371 2,204 2,212 2,229 2,123 2,189 2,221 2,172 2,134

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,835 19,850 19,774 20,034 19,950 20,455 19,863 19,772 19,997 20,179 20,171 20,243 20,311

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,667 6,542 6,586 6,464 6,491 6,345 6,200 6,374 5,942 5,702 5,970 5,910 5,851

Slack work or business conditions

3,938 3,794 4,013 3,817 3,819 3,796 3,711 3,775 3,507 3,264 3,469 3,482 3,467

Could only find part-time work

2,417 2,394 2,293 2,335 2,353 2,187 2,197 2,227 2,098 2,176 2,208 2,161 2,116

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,435 19,502 19,398 19,654 19,582 19,965 19,495 19,481 19,687 19,817 19,783 19,932 19,973

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: February 05, 2016