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
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,273 2,366 2,180 2,455 2,505 2,429 2,317 2,431 2,356

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,482 1,535 1,366 1,594 1,597 1,522 1,493 1,559 1,470

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

760 796 797 819 874 890 817 833 857

Unpaid family workers

32 34 18 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

147,430 150,020 149,617 147,635 149,170 149,526 149,604 149,752 149,811

Wage and salary workers(1)

138,989 141,210 140,753 139,025 140,431 140,739 140,806 140,968 140,773

Government

20,905 21,114 21,029 20,755 20,701 20,809 20,698 20,938 20,865

Private industries

118,083 120,096 119,724 118,278 119,682 119,990 120,073 120,016 119,916

Private households

735 717 680 - - - - - -

Other industries

117,348 119,380 119,044 117,511 118,932 119,241 119,325 119,290 119,206

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,386 8,757 8,800 8,576 8,631 8,599 8,731 8,716 8,991

Unpaid family workers

55 53 64 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,179 5,518 5,707 6,057 6,027 5,874 5,850 5,659 5,598

Slack work or business conditions

3,678 3,391 3,478 3,589 3,736 3,587 3,481 3,485 3,401

Could only find part-time work

2,129 1,853 1,828 2,175 1,907 1,972 2,093 1,902 1,873

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,585 22,084 21,711 20,173 20,575 20,742 20,765 21,059 21,251

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

6,046 5,411 5,561 5,948 5,903 5,770 5,748 5,550 5,476

Slack work or business conditions

3,594 3,327 3,362 3,531 3,599 3,510 3,415 3,424 3,310

Could only find part-time work

2,123 1,832 1,824 2,164 1,903 1,959 2,082 1,870 1,862

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,294 21,757 21,335 19,888 20,261 20,409 20,455 20,696 20,818

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: January 06, 2017