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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
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,263 2,482 2,517 2,208 2,138 2,133 2,224 2,379 2,402

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,415 1,677 1,689 1,348 1,379 1,413 1,522 1,545 1,584

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

800 782 800 796 734 709 727 785 784

Unpaid family workers

48 23 28 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

141,881 144,459 145,419 141,449 144,159 144,274 144,106 144,225 144,919

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,333 135,591 136,454 132,859 135,687 135,823 135,659 135,423 135,951

Government

19,864 19,795 20,049 19,706 20,357 20,453 20,120 19,717 19,940

Private industries

113,469 115,796 116,405 113,184 115,294 115,297 115,576 115,697 116,098

Private households

796 747 773 - - - - - -

Other industries

112,673 115,050 115,631 112,370 114,487 114,456 114,791 114,945 115,325

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,492 8,810 8,916 8,528 8,370 8,424 8,454 8,685 8,936

Unpaid family workers

57 58 50 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,700 6,711 6,787 8,016 7,544 7,511 7,277 7,103 7,027

Slack work or business conditions

4,878 3,966 4,109 5,025 4,525 4,609 4,261 4,162 4,214

Could only find part-time work

2,618 2,524 2,414 2,585 2,648 2,519 2,587 2,562 2,447

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,228 19,771 20,332 18,755 19,880 19,662 19,526 19,561 19,769

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,628 6,618 6,698 7,921 7,436 7,400 7,203 6,990 6,923

Slack work or business conditions

4,832 3,909 4,059 4,967 4,474 4,548 4,232 4,088 4,155

Could only find part-time work

2,611 2,509 2,394 2,593 2,637 2,507 2,585 2,537 2,400

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,866 19,396 19,935 18,438 19,533 19,250 19,098 19,167 19,319

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: November 07, 2014
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