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
Jan.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,200 2,180 2,225 2,401 2,429 2,317 2,431 2,356 2,418

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,381 1,366 1,460 1,551 1,522 1,493 1,559 1,470 1,633

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

792 797 747 833 890 817 833 857 795

Unpaid family workers

27 18 18 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

146,838 149,617 148,302 148,090 149,526 149,604 149,752 149,811 149,582

Wage and salary workers(1)

138,298 140,753 139,942 139,329 140,739 140,806 140,968 140,773 140,952

Government

20,956 21,029 21,083 20,661 20,809 20,698 20,938 20,865 20,796

Private industries

117,342 119,724 118,859 118,698 119,990 120,073 120,016 119,916 120,189

Private households

714 680 731 - - - - - -

Other industries

116,628 119,044 118,128 117,999 119,241 119,325 119,290 119,206 119,467

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,500 8,800 8,313 8,697 8,599 8,731 8,716 8,991 8,552

Unpaid family workers

39 64 47 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,406 5,707 6,226 6,035 5,874 5,850 5,659 5,598 5,840

Slack work or business conditions

3,941 3,478 3,966 3,582 3,587 3,481 3,485 3,401 3,583

Could only find part-time work

2,054 1,828 1,902 2,133 1,972 2,093 1,902 1,873 1,944

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,554 21,711 20,612 20,301 20,742 20,765 21,059 21,251 20,487

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,234 5,561 6,127 5,902 5,770 5,748 5,550 5,476 5,769

Slack work or business conditions

3,851 3,362 3,909 3,511 3,510 3,415 3,424 3,310 3,535

Could only find part-time work

2,038 1,824 1,895 2,116 1,959 2,082 1,870 1,862 1,947

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,265 21,335 20,277 19,968 20,409 20,455 20,696 20,818 20,136

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: February 03, 2017