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
2017
June
2018
July
2018
July
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,506 2,503 2,656 2,364 2,314 2,294 2,345 2,350 2,498

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,739 1,682 1,822 1,597 1,495 1,517 1,573 1,567 1,658

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

737 779 806 725 803 745 742 736 783

Unpaid family workers

30 42 28 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

151,964 153,962 154,348 151,118 152,747 152,889 153,211 153,309 153,473

Wage and salary workers(1)

143,372 145,061 145,370 142,549 143,688 143,785 144,124 144,524 144,447

Government

20,161 20,522 20,036 21,029 20,957 21,222 21,045 20,986 20,900

Private industries

123,211 124,539 125,335 121,486 122,761 122,616 123,090 123,478 123,541

Private households

686 769 800 - - - - - -

Other industries

122,525 123,770 124,534 120,825 121,977 121,858 122,319 122,757 122,772

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,538 8,808 8,911 8,471 8,990 8,995 9,013 8,728 8,880

Unpaid family workers

54 93 66 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,475 5,042 4,766 5,236 5,019 4,985 4,948 4,743 4,567

Slack work or business conditions

3,233 3,178 2,922 3,148 3,005 2,994 3,004 3,042 2,877

Could only find part-time work

1,763 1,486 1,445 1,734 1,625 1,586 1,480 1,447 1,431

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,707 20,308 20,059 21,311 21,399 21,258 21,095 21,304 21,532

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,430 4,974 4,701 5,176 4,944 4,898 4,872 4,662 4,482

Slack work or business conditions

3,214 3,133 2,891 3,130 2,940 2,923 2,948 3,004 2,836

Could only find part-time work

1,748 1,468 1,425 1,721 1,619 1,575 1,464 1,431 1,415

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,385 19,938 19,694 21,027 20,999 20,891 20,766 20,941 21,177

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 03, 2018