Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-8. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status
[In thousands]
Category Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Nov.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,451 2,484 2,553 2,510 2,498 2,345 2,474 2,406 2,557

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,666 1,771 1,784 1,697 1,658 1,528 1,640 1,658 1,774

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

754 692 742 791 783 772 812 731 770

Unpaid family workers

30 21 27 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

151,729 154,468 154,461 151,453 153,473 153,262 153,474 154,152 154,300

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,653 145,325 145,430 142,472 144,447 144,276 144,389 145,109 145,344

Government

20,950 21,187 21,270 20,717 20,900 20,791 20,743 21,212 21,057

Private industries

121,702 124,139 124,161 121,779 123,541 123,513 123,634 123,968 124,293

Private households

608 769 811 - - - - - -

Other industries

121,094 123,370 123,349 121,140 122,772 122,749 122,842 123,167 123,451

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9,030 9,055 8,961 8,922 8,880 8,861 8,959 8,943 8,873

Unpaid family workers

46 88 69 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,642 4,246 4,558 4,851 4,567 4,379 4,642 4,621 4,802

Slack work or business conditions

2,872 2,600 2,760 2,995 2,877 2,551 2,782 2,816 2,879

Could only find part-time work

1,497 1,433 1,541 1,558 1,431 1,365 1,447 1,436 1,565

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

22,123 21,979 21,930 21,022 21,532 21,781 21,464 21,512 20,908

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,554 4,169 4,512 4,759 4,482 4,311 4,547 4,523 4,734

Slack work or business conditions

2,819 2,541 2,719 2,952 2,836 2,522 2,752 2,763 2,843

Could only find part-time work

1,486 1,428 1,541 1,552 1,415 1,355 1,441 1,431 1,580

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,744 21,616 21,539 20,645 21,177 21,448 21,057 21,143 20,518

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.

- Data not available.
NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted 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.

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Last Modified Date: December 07, 2018