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.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,366 2,559 2,451 2,431 2,317 2,339 2,307 2,460 2,507

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,535 1,814 1,666 1,559 1,582 1,584 1,547 1,722 1,696

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

796 721 754 833 708 722 746 739 789

Unpaid family workers

34 24 30 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

150,020 151,664 151,729 149,752 151,208 151,143 152,093 151,357 151,478

Wage and salary workers(1)

141,210 142,564 142,653 140,968 142,714 142,466 143,106 142,285 142,463

Government

21,114 20,753 20,950 20,938 21,052 21,080 20,947 20,737 20,758

Private industries

120,096 121,811 121,702 120,016 121,627 121,366 122,188 121,582 121,740

Private households

717 571 608 - - - - - -

Other industries

119,380 121,240 121,094 119,290 120,964 120,712 121,570 121,018 121,123

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,757 9,067 9,030 8,716 8,475 8,602 8,856 8,961 8,925

Unpaid family workers

53 33 46 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,518 4,553 4,642 5,659 5,282 5,255 5,122 4,753 4,801

Slack work or business conditions

3,391 2,762 2,872 3,485 3,161 3,266 3,121 2,952 2,983

Could only find part-time work

1,853 1,609 1,497 1,902 1,754 1,645 1,733 1,629 1,559

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

22,084 21,395 22,123 21,059 21,260 21,447 21,011 20,923 21,018

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,411 4,496 4,554 5,550 5,231 5,179 5,032 4,696 4,721

Slack work or business conditions

3,327 2,734 2,819 3,424 3,137 3,217 3,071 2,943 2,940

Could only find part-time work

1,832 1,594 1,486 1,870 1,739 1,633 1,713 1,613 1,543

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,757 21,034 21,744 20,696 20,909 21,087 20,689 20,604 20,647

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 08, 2017