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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
Jan.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

1,999 2,220 2,234 2,171 2,377 2,402 2,392 2,358 2,419

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,252 1,426 1,410 1,394 1,549 1,581 1,621 1,506 1,566

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

720 764 802 755 783 784 749 815 835

Unpaid family workers

27 30 22 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

141,527 144,970 144,317 143,010 144,254 144,982 144,939 145,101 145,743

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,132 136,371 135,748 134,376 135,452 136,016 136,093 136,415 136,949

Government

20,564 20,098 20,555 20,387 19,751 19,885 19,956 19,956 20,330

Private industries

112,568 116,272 115,193 114,022 115,738 116,059 116,144 116,469 116,664

Private households

806 771 937 - - - - - -

Other industries

111,762 115,501 114,257 113,191 114,968 115,281 115,361 115,676 115,724

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,321 8,540 8,512 8,555 8,669 8,908 8,794 8,660 8,725

Unpaid family workers

73 59 57 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,771 6,970 7,269 7,274 7,058 7,012 6,851 6,790 6,810

Slack work or business conditions

4,924 4,176 4,450 4,419 4,165 4,215 4,068 4,061 4,012

Could only find part-time work

2,483 2,377 2,353 2,592 2,528 2,437 2,447 2,432 2,460

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,473 20,089 20,033 19,317 19,579 19,793 19,971 19,730 19,822

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,617 6,855 7,125 7,143 6,941 6,911 6,731 6,699 6,690

Slack work or business conditions

4,834 4,100 4,372 4,349 4,088 4,149 3,997 3,983 3,951

Could only find part-time work

2,468 2,372 2,338 2,562 2,518 2,407 2,412 2,411 2,432

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,118 19,732 19,681 18,911 19,235 19,443 19,594 19,416 19,446

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: February 06, 2015
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