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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
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,048 2,405 2,294 2,167 2,358 2,419 2,430 2,559 2,435

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,265 1,490 1,463 1,393 1,506 1,566 1,572 1,628 1,610

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

773 881 799 768 815 835 833 893 794

Unpaid family workers

10 34 32 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

143,718 145,230 146,293 143,566 145,101 145,743 145,880 145,699 146,111

Wage and salary workers(1)

135,119 136,563 137,371 134,918 136,415 136,949 137,447 136,830 137,148

Government

20,626 20,729 20,840 20,316 19,956 20,330 20,582 20,246 20,455

Private industries

114,494 115,834 116,531 114,630 116,469 116,664 116,890 116,654 116,707

Private households

868 798 793 - - - - - -

Other industries

113,625 115,037 115,738 113,742 115,676 115,724 116,042 115,839 115,899

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,518 8,588 8,837 8,545 8,660 8,725 8,386 8,685 8,826

Unpaid family workers

81 79 84 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,243 6,672 6,356 7,460 6,790 6,810 6,635 6,705 6,580

Slack work or business conditions

4,346 4,027 3,728 4,517 4,061 4,012 3,847 4,069 3,885

Could only find part-time work

2,615 2,333 2,370 2,624 2,432 2,460 2,426 2,337 2,374

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,707 20,159 20,992 18,915 19,730 19,822 19,837 19,733 20,056

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,120 6,569 6,277 7,335 6,699 6,690 6,539 6,620 6,501

Slack work or business conditions

4,277 3,966 3,674 4,453 3,983 3,951 3,791 4,028 3,835

Could only find part-time work

2,604 2,320 2,354 2,585 2,411 2,432 2,415 2,302 2,352

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,393 19,786 20,622 18,614 19,416 19,446 19,505 19,374 19,705

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: May 08, 2015
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