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

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,350 2,368 2,394 2,424 2,411 2,385 2,456 2,623 2,592 2,585 2,516 2,388 2,520

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,436 1,516 1,568 1,557 1,562 1,538 1,571 1,643 1,706 1,689 1,651 1,605 1,617

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

889 821 804 822 814 827 878 938 856 862 840 766 873

Nonagricultural industries

146,666 146,535 146,864 147,110 147,587 148,115 148,620 148,704 148,377 148,429 148,640 149,155 149,118

Wage and salary workers(1)

137,989 137,999 138,182 138,478 139,054 139,371 139,815 139,703 139,411 139,574 139,777 140,468 140,431

Private industries

117,340 117,503 117,509 117,368 118,193 118,690 119,024 119,223 119,136 119,011 119,592 119,988 119,736

Industries except private households

116,512 116,727 116,711 116,626 117,432 118,025 118,332 118,584 118,390 118,282 118,837 119,250 118,982

Government

20,624 20,558 20,597 21,088 20,824 20,715 20,775 20,548 20,323 20,599 20,186 20,430 20,670

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,667 8,356 8,639 8,593 8,551 8,699 8,735 8,869 8,872 8,816 8,772 8,660 8,621


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,481 6,034 5,761 6,085 6,022 5,988 5,988 6,123 5,962 6,430 5,843 5,940 6,053

Slack work or business conditions

3,826 3,563 3,289 3,536 3,548 3,544 3,579 3,631 3,709 3,890 3,443 3,642 3,727

Could only find part-time work

2,229 2,123 2,189 2,221 2,172 2,134 2,104 2,154 2,009 2,086 2,062 1,981 1,929

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,772 19,997 20,179 20,171 20,243 20,311 20,615 20,428 20,469 20,606 20,505 20,717 20,523

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,374 5,942 5,702 5,970 5,910 5,851 5,897 6,032 5,874 6,372 5,745 5,846 5,931

Slack work or business conditions

3,775 3,507 3,264 3,469 3,482 3,467 3,519 3,575 3,651 3,828 3,377 3,566 3,641

Could only find part-time work

2,227 2,098 2,176 2,208 2,161 2,116 2,099 2,138 1,995 2,076 2,052 1,965 1,911

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,481 19,687 19,817 19,783 19,932 19,973 20,238 20,084 20,114 20,224 20,101 20,337 20,185

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: September 02, 2016