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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-7. Employed persons by class of worker and part-time status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Category 2021 2022
July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture and related industries

2,289 2,307 2,247 2,296 2,212 2,308 2,326 2,383 2,378 2,349 2,355 2,308 2,429

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,560 1,575 1,508 1,501 1,434 1,477 1,501 1,525 1,571 1,505 1,553 1,520 1,621

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

708 712 733 769 744 785 771 801 758 800 776 747 752

Nonagricultural industries

150,498 151,146 151,686 152,070 152,933 153,409 154,598 155,094 155,871 155,729 156,183 156,114 156,002

Wage and salary workers(1)

140,699 141,225 141,756 142,194 143,816 144,474 145,993 146,263 146,955 146,638 146,455 146,346 146,627

Private industries

119,966 120,347 121,909 122,175 123,416 123,172 124,240 124,886 125,204 125,371 125,619 125,767 125,421

Industries except private households

119,326 119,652 121,226 121,460 122,796 122,484 123,512 124,144 124,505 124,658 124,955 125,210 124,799

Government

20,760 20,762 20,514 20,511 20,750 21,097 21,274 20,971 21,296 20,948 20,885 20,601 21,272

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9,555 9,496 9,424 9,465 9,256 9,282 9,089 9,175 9,260 9,086 9,291 9,255 8,971


PERSONS AT WORK PART TIME(2)

All industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,450 4,481 4,450 4,398 4,266 3,929 3,717 4,135 4,170 4,033 4,328 3,621 3,924

Slack work or business conditions

2,972 3,187 3,142 3,108 2,903 2,594 2,430 2,707 2,880 2,647 2,996 2,366 2,697

Could only find part-time work

1,099 1,017 988 961 1,059 1,082 969 1,060 1,055 1,071 999 914 910

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

20,051 20,330 20,335 20,539 20,440 20,315 20,198 20,667 20,870 20,826 20,806 20,602 21,103

Nonagricultural industries

Part time for economic reasons(3)

4,356 4,395 4,360 4,273 4,244 3,898 3,620 4,105 4,149 3,996 4,235 3,694 3,888

Slack work or business conditions

2,919 3,131 3,094 3,032 2,869 2,578 2,400 2,672 2,842 2,617 2,927 2,345 2,676

Could only find part-time work

1,084 1,006 976 962 1,056 1,079 960 1,053 1,049 1,064 988 912 909

Part time for noneconomic reasons(4)

19,691 19,986 19,952 20,200 20,075 19,951 19,839 20,275 20,498 20,435 20,438 20,180 20,675

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.

NOTE: Detail for the 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.

 

Last Modified Date: August 05, 2022