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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
June
2020
May
2021
June
2021
June
2020
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021
June
2021

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,353 2,337 2,399 2,257 2,308 2,228 2,292 2,293 2,318

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,547 1,543 1,637 1,523 1,519 1,518 1,527 1,534 1,604

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

769 756 730 723 712 635 688 737 692

Unpaid family workers

37 37 31 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

140,458 149,442 149,885 139,840 147,895 148,598 148,942 149,397 149,329

Wage and salary workers(1)

131,946 139,977 140,511 131,306 139,243 139,382 139,825 139,799 139,873

Government

20,464 20,613 20,280 20,765 20,829 20,644 20,410 20,454 20,578

Private industries

111,482 119,364 120,230 110,597 118,151 118,616 119,548 119,449 119,460

Private households

564 586 654 - - - - - -

Other industries

110,918 118,778 119,576 110,114 117,451 117,896 118,995 118,901 118,948

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,449 9,370 9,303 8,316 8,787 9,241 8,962 9,265 9,146

Unpaid family workers

64 94 71 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

9,306 5,046 4,837 9,038 6,088 5,826 5,243 5,271 4,627

Slack work or business conditions

8,043 3,843 3,513 7,924 4,723 4,629 3,997 4,069 3,430

Could only find part-time work

978 1,012 1,051 938 1,166 984 974 966 1,007

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

16,210 19,364 19,453 17,067 18,369 19,102 19,057 19,160 20,337

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

9,210 5,016 4,776 8,939 5,986 5,804 5,178 5,231 4,544

Slack work or business conditions

7,966 3,819 3,474 7,843 4,661 4,592 3,949 4,039 3,381

Could only find part-time work

974 1,012 1,037 935 1,154 982 970 963 996

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

15,868 18,984 19,113 16,718 17,998 18,726 18,713 18,774 19,982

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: July 02, 2021