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.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,367 2,465 2,555 2,311 2,345 2,350 2,498 2,345 2,474

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,616 1,660 1,726 1,554 1,573 1,567 1,658 1,528 1,640

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

732 789 806 745 742 736 783 772 812

Unpaid family workers

19 17 23 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

152,126 153,074 153,636 151,942 153,211 153,309 153,473 153,262 153,474

Wage and salary workers(1)

143,214 144,183 144,570 142,959 144,124 144,524 144,447 144,276 144,389

Government

20,873 20,218 20,674 20,908 21,045 20,986 20,900 20,791 20,743

Private industries

122,341 123,965 123,896 122,055 123,090 123,478 123,541 123,513 123,634

Private households

583 782 741 - - - - - -

Other industries

121,758 123,183 123,154 121,423 122,319 122,757 122,772 122,749 122,842

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,871 8,812 8,970 8,861 9,013 8,728 8,880 8,861 8,959

Unpaid family workers

42 79 96 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,818 4,319 4,306 5,148 4,948 4,743 4,567 4,379 4,642

Slack work or business conditions

2,908 2,521 2,606 3,098 3,004 3,042 2,877 2,551 2,782

Could only find part-time work

1,702 1,268 1,464 1,725 1,480 1,447 1,431 1,365 1,447

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,001 19,991 21,475 20,951 21,095 21,304 21,532 21,781 21,464

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,740 4,263 4,238 5,048 4,872 4,662 4,482 4,311 4,547

Slack work or business conditions

2,864 2,492 2,572 3,054 2,948 3,004 2,836 2,522 2,752

Could only find part-time work

1,682 1,263 1,459 1,702 1,464 1,431 1,415 1,355 1,441

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,677 19,653 21,077 20,619 20,766 20,941 21,177 21,448 21,057

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 05, 2018