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 February 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

35,719 10,170 25,549 35,149 10,007 25,142

Economic reasons

6,772 1,660 5,112 6,669 1,606 5,063

Slack work or business conditions

4,011 1,399 2,612 3,941 1,361 2,579

Could only find part-time work

2,355 - 2,355 2,345 - 2,345

Seasonal work

297 152 145 276 137 139

Job started or ended during week

109 109 - 108 108 -

Noneconomic reasons

28,947 8,510 20,437 28,479 8,401 20,079

Child-care problems

1,016 101 915 1,006 101 905

Other family or personal obligations

5,020 697 4,323 4,934 697 4,237

Health or medical limitations

844 - 844 829 - 829

In school or training

6,385 55 6,331 6,341 55 6,286

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,316 - 2,316 2,226 - 2,226

Vacation or personal day

2,836 2,836 - 2,800 2,800 -

Holiday, legal or religious

604 604 - 600 600 -

Weather-related curtailment

1,463 1,463 - 1,433 1,433 -

All other reasons

8,464 2,755 5,709 8,310 2,714 5,596

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 24.0 22.6 23.0 24.2 22.6

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.5 25.6 19.8 21.5 25.6 19.8

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: March 06, 2015