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
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,526 2,508 2,367 2,429 2,507 2,457 2,317 2,339 2,307

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,623 1,750 1,616 1,522 1,645 1,611 1,582 1,584 1,547

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

879 745 732 890 833 818 708 722 746

Unpaid family workers

24 13 19 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

149,451 151,068 152,126 149,526 150,417 150,848 151,208 151,143 152,093

Wage and salary workers(1)

140,780 142,368 143,214 140,739 141,849 141,989 142,714 142,466 143,106

Government

20,708 20,479 20,873 20,809 20,772 20,868 21,052 21,080 20,947

Private industries

120,073 121,889 122,341 119,990 121,096 121,053 121,627 121,366 122,188

Private households

715 670 583 - - - - - -

Other industries

119,358 121,220 121,758 119,241 120,441 120,457 120,964 120,712 121,570

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,607 8,631 8,871 8,599 8,550 8,753 8,475 8,602 8,856

Unpaid family workers

64 69 42 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,550 5,204 4,818 5,874 5,219 5,326 5,282 5,255 5,122

Slack work or business conditions

3,376 3,214 2,908 3,587 3,082 3,286 3,161 3,266 3,121

Could only find part-time work

1,921 1,564 1,702 1,972 1,789 1,727 1,754 1,645 1,733

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,782 19,405 21,001 20,742 21,020 20,791 21,260 21,447 21,011

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,468 5,130 4,740 5,770 5,154 5,282 5,231 5,179 5,032

Slack work or business conditions

3,316 3,158 2,864 3,510 3,045 3,249 3,137 3,217 3,071

Could only find part-time work

1,914 1,558 1,682 1,959 1,776 1,720 1,739 1,633 1,713

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,419 19,066 20,677 20,409 20,677 20,443 20,909 21,087 20,689

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: October 06, 2017