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 April 2015
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

33,909 8,043 25,866 33,349 7,892 25,457

Economic reasons

6,356 1,483 4,873 6,277 1,442 4,835

Slack work or business conditions

3,728 1,288 2,440 3,674 1,251 2,422

Could only find part-time work

2,370 - 2,370 2,354 - 2,354

Seasonal work

126 62 64 116 58 58

Job started or ended during week

133 133 - 133 133 -

Noneconomic reasons

27,552 6,560 20,992 27,072 6,449 20,622

Child-care problems

1,046 53 993 1,045 53 992

Other family or personal obligations

5,171 669 4,501 5,099 661 4,438

Health or medical limitations

967 - 967 946 - 946

In school or training

6,425 87 6,338 6,365 87 6,278

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,489 - 2,489 2,365 - 2,365

Vacation or personal day

3,059 3,059 - 3,011 3,011 -

Holiday, legal or religious

42 42 - 42 42 -

Weather-related curtailment

376 376 - 342 342 -

All other reasons

7,979 2,274 5,705 7,857 2,253 5,604

Average hours, economic reasons

23.0 24.1 22.7 23.1 24.1 22.7

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.0 24.7 19.9 21.1 24.7 19.9

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: May 08, 2015