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
2016
June
2017
July
2017
July
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,597 2,612 2,506 2,379 2,499 2,646 2,507 2,457 2,317

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,763 1,730 1,739 1,592 1,647 1,730 1,645 1,611 1,582

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

809 858 737 765 853 879 833 818 708

Unpaid family workers

25 23 30 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

149,840 151,475 151,964 149,136 150,429 150,481 150,417 150,848 151,208

Wage and salary workers(1)

140,983 142,483 143,372 140,486 141,663 141,931 141,849 141,989 142,714

Government

19,605 20,477 20,161 20,508 20,858 20,683 20,772 20,868 21,052

Private industries

121,378 122,006 123,211 119,947 120,904 121,281 121,096 121,053 121,627

Private households

756 630 686 - - - - - -

Other industries

120,621 121,376 122,525 119,222 120,148 120,592 120,441 120,457 120,964

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,777 8,924 8,538 8,659 8,707 8,489 8,550 8,753 8,475

Unpaid family workers

80 67 54 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,157 5,602 5,475 5,936 5,553 5,272 5,219 5,326 5,282

Slack work or business conditions

3,742 3,405 3,233 3,629 3,402 3,174 3,082 3,286 3,161

Could only find part-time work

1,990 1,787 1,763 1,979 1,852 1,802 1,789 1,727 1,754

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,088 19,831 19,707 20,729 20,723 20,700 21,020 20,791 21,260

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,071 5,555 5,430 5,842 5,502 5,197 5,154 5,282 5,231

Slack work or business conditions

3,676 3,370 3,214 3,563 3,386 3,130 3,045 3,249 3,137

Could only find part-time work

1,979 1,783 1,748 1,958 1,842 1,781 1,776 1,720 1,739

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,697 19,450 19,385 20,355 20,396 20,349 20,677 20,443 20,909

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 04, 2017