HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-25. Persons at work 1 to 34 hours in all and in nonagricultural industries by reason for working less than 35 hours and usual full- or part-time status
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason for working less than 35 hours November 2014
All industries Nonagricultural industries
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time

Total, at work 1 to 34 hours

38,984 12,857 26,127 38,378 12,666 25,711

Economic reasons

6,713 1,453 5,260 6,597 1,405 5,192

Slack work or business conditions

3,999 1,272 2,728 3,931 1,240 2,690

Could only find part-time work

2,399 - 2,399 2,380 - 2,380

Seasonal work

242 109 133 215 93 121

Job started or ended during week

72 72 - 71 71 -

Noneconomic reasons

32,271 11,404 20,868 31,781 11,261 20,519

Child-care problems

1,056 117 939 1,052 115 937

Other family or personal obligations

4,691 615 4,076 4,625 609 4,016

Health or medical limitations

984 - 984 965 - 965

In school or training

6,515 44 6,471 6,459 44 6,416

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,436 - 2,436 2,334 - 2,334

Vacation or personal day

3,480 3,480 - 3,427 3,427 -

Holiday, legal or religious

4,747 4,747 - 4,728 4,728 -

Weather-related curtailment

340 340 - 318 318 -

All other reasons

8,022 2,061 5,961 7,872 2,020 5,852

Average hours, economic reasons

23.0 24.9 22.5 23.1 24.9 22.6

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

22.3 27.1 19.7 22.4 27.2 19.7

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: December 05, 2014