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
Mar.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,441 2,280 2,266 2,476 2,510 2,552 2,513 2,474 2,314

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,552 1,487 1,409 1,635 1,697 1,717 1,712 1,679 1,495

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

857 758 840 835 791 793 781 768 803

Unpaid family workers

31 36 17 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

150,187 152,123 152,611 150,407 151,453 151,478 151,894 152,713 152,747

Wage and salary workers(1)

141,495 143,213 143,601 141,667 142,472 142,505 142,828 143,656 143,688

Government

21,247 21,503 21,368 20,858 20,717 20,642 20,815 20,986 20,957

Private industries

120,248 121,710 122,233 120,843 121,779 121,900 122,022 122,693 122,761

Private households

698 738 781 - - - - - -

Other industries

119,550 120,972 121,452 120,127 121,140 121,206 121,349 121,957 121,977

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,640 8,854 8,959 8,700 8,922 8,970 8,991 8,944 8,990

Unpaid family workers

53 56 50 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,552 5,331 5,080 5,500 4,851 4,915 4,989 5,160 5,019

Slack work or business conditions

3,407 3,501 3,023 3,377 2,995 3,097 3,009 3,302 3,005

Could only find part-time work

1,920 1,509 1,738 1,833 1,558 1,570 1,663 1,541 1,625

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,042 21,804 21,817 20,706 21,022 21,122 20,867 21,061 21,399

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

5,498 5,241 4,975 5,470 4,759 4,856 4,926 5,091 4,944

Slack work or business conditions

3,383 3,449 2,966 3,349 2,952 3,049 2,965 3,258 2,940

Could only find part-time work

1,901 1,501 1,726 1,823 1,552 1,563 1,659 1,533 1,619

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,667 21,388 21,382 20,343 20,645 20,703 20,434 20,641 20,999

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: April 06, 2018