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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
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,271 2,472 2,482 2,208 2,045 2,138 2,133 2,224 2,379

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,477 1,699 1,677 1,399 1,273 1,379 1,413 1,522 1,545

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

762 756 782 774 738 734 709 727 785

Unpaid family workers

32 18 23 - - - - - -

Nonagricultural industries

142,380 144,175 144,459 142,058 143,843 144,159 144,274 144,106 144,225

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,612 135,541 135,591 133,323 135,355 135,687 135,823 135,659 135,423

Government

20,309 19,410 19,795 20,172 20,051 20,357 20,453 20,120 19,717

Private industries

113,303 116,131 115,796 113,138 115,257 115,294 115,297 115,576 115,697

Private households

694 789 747 - - - - - -

Other industries

112,610 115,342 115,050 112,454 114,460 114,487 114,456 114,791 114,945

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,723 8,576 8,810 8,614 8,375 8,370 8,424 8,454 8,685

Unpaid family workers

44 58 58 - - - - - -

PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,522 7,083 6,711 7,914 7,269 7,544 7,511 7,277 7,103

Slack work or business conditions

4,763 4,055 3,966 4,955 4,453 4,525 4,609 4,261 4,162

Could only find part-time work

2,532 2,548 2,524 2,548 2,537 2,648 2,519 2,587 2,562

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,151 17,872 19,771 18,919 19,040 19,880 19,662 19,526 19,561

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

7,437 7,021 6,618 7,850 7,199 7,436 7,400 7,203 6,990

Slack work or business conditions

4,715 4,020 3,909 4,895 4,407 4,474 4,548 4,232 4,088

Could only find part-time work

2,517 2,538 2,509 2,548 2,530 2,637 2,507 2,585 2,537

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

18,848 17,523 19,396 18,627 18,727 19,533 19,250 19,098 19,167

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: October 03, 2014
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