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 December 2017
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

34,039 8,823 25,216 33,459 8,663 24,796

Economic reasons

5,060 1,474 3,586 4,992 1,422 3,570

Slack work or business conditions

3,172 1,205 1,968 3,132 1,176 1,956

Could only find part-time work

1,529 - 1,529 1,528 - 1,528

Seasonal work

252 163 89 225 139 86

Job started or ended during week

107 107 - 107 107 -

Noneconomic reasons

28,979 7,349 21,631 28,467 7,241 21,226

Child-care problems

968 92 876 961 92 868

Other family or personal obligations

5,137 693 4,443 5,045 685 4,360

Health or medical limitations

1,036 - 1,036 1,003 - 1,003

In school or training

6,654 151 6,503 6,593 151 6,442

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,823 - 2,823 2,714 - 2,714

Vacation or personal day

3,095 3,095 - 3,056 3,056 -

Holiday, legal or religious

101 101 - 98 98 -

Weather-related curtailment

538 538 - 514 514 -

All other reasons

8,628 2,678 5,949 8,484 2,646 5,838

Average hours, economic reasons

23.2 24.0 22.8 23.2 24.0 22.8

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.4 25.2 20.2 21.5 25.3 20.2

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: January 05, 2018