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To see the last 10 years of data, select one or more series from the table below, then scroll down to click the "Retrieve data" button.
You can choose other years, reformat your returned information, or create differences using the "More formatting options" link that will be shown with the retrieved information.
(Note: Annual average information is stored only with the "Not seasonally adjusted" series. Be sure to check the box at the top of the output page to include annual averages with the retrieved information.)
Agriculture and related industries
Wage and salary workers(1)
Self-employed workers, unincorporated
Unpaid family workers
Part time for economic reasons(4)
Slack work or business conditions
Could only find part-time work
Part time for noneconomic reasons(5)
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Data not available.
(3) Refers to those who worked 1 to 34 hours during the survey reference week and excludes employed people who were absent from their jobs for the entire week.
(4) 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.
(5) Refers to people 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 people 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 seasonally adjusted data will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series.
SOURCE: Current Population Survey
Last Modified Date: February 19, 2020