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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
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,288 2,431 2,703 2,165 2,430 2,559 2,435 2,405 2,544

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,494 1,536 1,687 1,406 1,572 1,628 1,610 1,536 1,590

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

769 866 952 737 833 893 794 828 905

Unpaid family workers

25 30 65 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

144,815 146,918 146,942 144,078 145,880 145,699 146,111 146,417 146,192

Wage and salary workers(1)

136,186 137,648 138,083 135,610 137,447 136,830 137,148 137,175 137,458

Government

19,891 20,902 20,416 20,288 20,582 20,246 20,455 20,613 20,744

Private industries

116,294 116,746 117,667 115,288 116,890 116,654 116,707 116,572 116,678

Private households

859 770 854 - - - - - -

Other industries

115,435 115,976 116,813 114,464 116,042 115,839 115,899 115,821 115,857

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,571 9,207 8,780 8,403 8,386 8,685 8,826 9,142 8,645

Unpaid family workers

59 63 80 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,805 6,363 6,776 7,496 6,635 6,705 6,580 6,652 6,505

Slack work or business conditions

4,598 3,673 4,011 4,499 3,847 4,069 3,885 3,891 3,915

Could only find part-time work

2,793 2,434 2,308 2,610 2,426 2,337 2,374 2,390 2,216

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,825 20,192 19,649 19,844 19,837 19,733 20,056 19,961 20,480

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,706 6,272 6,650 7,395 6,539 6,620 6,501 6,541 6,384

Slack work or business conditions

4,552 3,624 3,932 4,444 3,791 4,028 3,835 3,830 3,828

Could only find part-time work

2,761 2,416 2,284 2,607 2,415 2,302 2,352 2,419 2,195

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,526 19,824 19,232 19,516 19,505 19,374 19,705 19,603 19,996

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: July 02, 2015
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