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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
Mar.
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

1,904 1,973 2,008 2,020 2,139 2,229 2,183 2,150 2,148

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,162 1,225 1,265 1,257 1,310 1,377 1,391 1,373 1,375

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

700 732 727 710 780 812 760 768 743

Unpaid family workers

42 16 16 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

140,793 142,160 143,082 141,350 142,317 142,337 142,970 143,132 143,543

Wage and salary workers(1)

132,417 133,551 134,512 132,744 133,694 133,858 134,384 134,428 134,745

Government

20,965 20,517 20,862 20,585 20,086 20,063 20,383 20,192 20,401

Private industries

111,452 113,033 113,650 112,177 113,610 113,818 114,001 114,177 114,327

Private households

659 822 861 - - - - - -

Other industries

110,792 112,211 112,788 111,494 112,760 112,918 113,164 113,317 113,444

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,264 8,529 8,521 8,412 8,547 8,506 8,569 8,697 8,674

Unpaid family workers

113 81 49 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,734 7,397 7,455 7,663 7,723 7,771 7,257 7,186 7,411

Slack work or business conditions

4,857 4,506 4,397 4,921 4,869 4,884 4,405 4,251 4,512

Could only find part-time work

2,578 2,598 2,741 2,585 2,499 2,592 2,571 2,692 2,731

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,262 19,651 19,732 18,784 18,858 18,731 19,165 19,027 19,216

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,598 7,269 7,321 7,563 7,619 7,650 7,130 7,071 7,324

Slack work or business conditions

4,771 4,449 4,325 4,844 4,807 4,801 4,327 4,208 4,454

Could only find part-time work

2,563 2,565 2,713 2,531 2,484 2,586 2,550 2,653 2,697

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,949 19,290 19,424 18,488 18,593 18,436 18,856 18,672 18,903

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: April 04, 2014
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