HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2018 2019
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,363 2,493 2,346 2,478 2,418 2,556 2,522 2,576 2,510 2,332 2,394 2,432 2,320

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,580 1,681 1,534 1,661 1,674 1,772 1,747 1,778 1,741 1,687 1,687 1,724 1,482

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

740 781 771 813 722 768 752 787 764 644 690 690 778

Nonagricultural industries

153,267 153,425 153,376 153,634 154,135 154,297 154,520 154,177 154,446 154,358 154,271 154,314 154,725

Wage and salary workers(1)

144,456 144,411 144,380 144,480 145,071 145,313 145,478 145,251 145,674 145,609 145,675 145,590 145,906

Private industries

123,377 123,496 123,584 123,773 124,063 124,365 124,787 124,657 125,042 124,948 124,892 124,870 124,901

Industries except private households

122,667 122,722 122,806 122,968 123,239 123,512 123,904 123,861 124,243 124,153 124,075 124,064 124,115

Government

20,932 20,876 20,785 20,753 21,186 21,054 20,677 20,614 20,588 20,677 20,831 20,730 20,952

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,728 8,898 8,872 8,957 8,949 8,889 9,031 8,855 8,780 8,727 8,569 8,711 8,766


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,736 4,588 4,368 4,656 4,630 4,781 4,657 5,147 4,310 4,499 4,654 4,355 4,347

Slack work or business conditions

3,018 2,870 2,581 2,807 2,837 2,882 2,891 3,451 2,792 2,909 2,891 2,646 2,707

Could only find part-time work

1,453 1,445 1,377 1,471 1,461 1,562 1,496 1,419 1,347 1,329 1,446 1,339 1,337

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

21,336 21,525 21,803 21,404 21,448 20,909 21,234 20,949 21,153 21,297 21,322 21,366 21,524

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,657 4,510 4,311 4,575 4,549 4,726 4,580 5,079 4,244 4,439 4,589 4,241 4,258

Slack work or business conditions

2,979 2,831 2,546 2,767 2,779 2,843 2,816 3,418 2,763 2,854 2,865 2,565 2,669

Could only find part-time work

1,437 1,429 1,367 1,462 1,453 1,571 1,473 1,401 1,339 1,327 1,437 1,333 1,326

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,985 21,154 21,501 21,002 21,083 20,521 20,826 20,548 20,761 20,995 20,985 21,038 21,188

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.

NOTE: Detail for the 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.

 

Last Modified Date: July 05, 2019