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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
July
2019
June
2020
July
2020
July
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,569 2,353 2,271 2,400 2,399 2,424 2,341 2,298 2,129

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,707 1,547 1,518 1,583 1,715 1,695 1,568 1,530 1,448

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

821 769 714 785 660 701 738 716 677

Unpaid family workers

42 37 39 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

155,816 140,458 142,221 155,035 153,359 131,052 134,965 139,943 141,486

Wage and salary workers(1)

146,774 131,946 133,580 146,004 144,494 123,401 126,942 131,444 132,893

Government

20,006 20,466 19,619 20,877 21,081 19,156 19,692 20,889 20,594

Private industries

126,768 111,480 113,961 125,099 123,412 104,200 107,228 110,579 112,358

Private households

808 564 708 - - - - - -

Other industries

125,960 110,916 113,253 124,303 122,693 103,713 106,723 110,039 111,662

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,995 8,449 8,558 8,942 8,818 7,544 7,945 8,376 8,557

Unpaid family workers

46 64 82 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,102 9,306 8,572 3,973 5,765 10,887 10,633 9,062 8,443

Slack work or business conditions

2,387 8,043 7,280 2,392 4,043 9,939 9,543 7,939 7,281

Could only find part-time work

1,374 978 1,034 1,357 1,321 697 843 942 1,048

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,038 16,210 16,384 21,448 20,601 12,355 14,394 17,137 17,792

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,017 9,210 8,521 3,876 5,681 10,730 10,485 8,961 8,382

Slack work or business conditions

2,329 7,966 7,239 2,328 3,965 9,780 9,408 7,860 7,234

Could only find part-time work

1,354 974 1,026 1,344 1,312 695 836 941 1,047

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,656 15,868 15,998 21,057 20,236 11,971 14,009 16,793 17,404

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: August 07, 2020