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
Aug.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,718 2,506 2,508 2,505 2,646 2,507 2,457 2,317 2,339

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,783 1,739 1,750 1,597 1,730 1,645 1,611 1,582 1,584

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

915 737 745 874 879 833 818 708 722

Unpaid family workers

20 30 13 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

149,086 151,964 151,068 149,170 150,481 150,417 150,848 151,208 151,143

Wage and salary workers(1)

140,323 143,372 142,368 140,431 141,931 141,849 141,989 142,714 142,466

Government

20,065 20,161 20,479 20,701 20,683 20,772 20,868 21,052 21,080

Private industries

120,258 123,211 121,889 119,682 121,281 121,096 121,053 121,627 121,366

Private households

763 686 670 - - - - - -

Other industries

119,495 122,525 121,220 118,932 120,592 120,441 120,457 120,964 120,712

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,661 8,538 8,631 8,631 8,489 8,550 8,753 8,475 8,602

Unpaid family workers

101 54 69 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,963 5,475 5,204 6,027 5,272 5,219 5,326 5,282 5,255

Slack work or business conditions

3,620 3,233 3,214 3,736 3,174 3,082 3,286 3,161 3,266

Could only find part-time work

1,885 1,763 1,564 1,907 1,802 1,789 1,727 1,754 1,645

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,495 19,707 19,405 20,575 20,700 21,020 20,791 21,260 21,447

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,845 5,430 5,130 5,903 5,197 5,154 5,282 5,231 5,179

Slack work or business conditions

3,531 3,214 3,158 3,599 3,130 3,045 3,249 3,137 3,217

Could only find part-time work

1,878 1,748 1,558 1,903 1,781 1,776 1,720 1,739 1,633

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,135 19,385 19,066 20,261 20,349 20,677 20,443 20,909 21,087

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: September 01, 2017