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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-25. Persons at work 1 to 34 hours in all and in nonagricultural industries by reason for working less than 35 hours and usual full- or part-time status
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason for working less than 35 hours April 2022
All industries Nonagricultural industries
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time

Total, at work 1 to 34 hours

36,503 12,312 24,191 35,957 12,178 23,779

Economic reasons

3,822 1,110 2,712 3,777 1,090 2,687

Slack work or business conditions

2,500 948 1,552 2,472 933 1,539

Could only find part-time work

1,077 - 1,077 1,071 - 1,071

Seasonal work

167 84 83 157 78 78

Job started or ended during week

78 78 - 78 78 -

Noneconomic reasons

32,681 11,202 21,479 32,180 11,088 21,092

Child-care problems

1,205 119 1,086 1,189 115 1,075

Other family or personal obligations

4,558 468 4,090 4,485 464 4,021

Health or medical limitations

1,125 - 1,125 1,092 - 1,092

In school or training

6,319 39 6,281 6,272 34 6,239

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,718 - 2,718 2,579 - 2,579

Vacation or personal day

4,353 4,353 - 4,339 4,339 -

Holiday, legal or religious

3,534 3,534 - 3,508 3,508 -

Weather-related curtailment

433 433 - 403 403 -

All other reasons

8,436 2,256 6,179 8,313 2,227 6,086

Average hours, economic reasons

22.9 23.8 22.6 23.0 23.8 22.6

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.9 26.0 19.8 22.0 26.0 19.9

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022