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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
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,435 2,288 2,403 2,171 2,148 2,161 2,045 2,138 2,133

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,494 1,494 1,620 1,314 1,375 1,382 1,273 1,379 1,413

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

915 769 755 846 743 767 738 734 709

Unpaid family workers

25 25 28 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

142,678 144,815 144,862 142,081 143,543 143,531 143,843 144,159 144,274

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,606 136,186 136,203 133,220 134,745 134,860 135,355 135,687 135,823

Government

19,151 19,891 19,525 20,006 20,401 20,320 20,051 20,357 20,453

Private industries

114,455 116,294 116,679 113,115 114,327 114,532 115,257 115,294 115,297

Private households

704 859 889 - - - - - -

Other industries

113,752 115,435 115,790 112,465 113,444 113,643 114,460 114,487 114,456

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9,010 8,571 8,582 8,850 8,674 8,559 8,375 8,370 8,424

Unpaid family workers

62 59 76 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

8,324 7,805 7,665 8,180 7,411 7,465 7,269 7,544 7,511

Slack work or business conditions

5,140 4,598 4,670 5,155 4,512 4,555 4,453 4,525 4,609

Could only find part-time work

2,757 2,793 2,608 2,641 2,731 2,669 2,537 2,648 2,519

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,503 18,825 18,134 19,099 19,216 18,886 19,040 19,880 19,662

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

8,207 7,706 7,568 8,049 7,324 7,333 7,199 7,436 7,400

Slack work or business conditions

5,068 4,552 4,607 5,074 4,454 4,487 4,407 4,474 4,548

Could only find part-time work

2,732 2,761 2,585 2,648 2,697 2,623 2,530 2,637 2,507

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

17,201 18,526 17,809 18,748 18,903 18,603 18,727 19,533 19,250

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: August 01, 2014
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