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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-25. Persons at work 1 to 34 hours in all and in nonagricultural industries by reason for working less than 35 hours and usual full- or part-time status
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason for working less than 35 hours June 2023
All industries Nonagricultural industries
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time
Total Usually
work
full time
Usually
work
part time

Total, at work 1 to 34 hours

33,514 10,466 23,048 32,998 10,323 22,675

Economic reasons

4,403 1,709 2,694 4,337 1,665 2,671

Slack work or business conditions

2,955 1,291 1,665 2,910 1,261 1,649

Could only find part-time work

974 - 974 970 - 970

Seasonal work

292 236 55 275 223 53

Job started or ended during week

182 182 - 182 182 -

Noneconomic reasons

29,111 8,756 20,354 28,662 8,658 20,004

Child-care problems

1,152 106 1,046 1,139 106 1,032

Other family or personal obligations

4,553 619 3,934 4,457 606 3,851

Health or medical limitations

1,076 - 1,076 1,053 - 1,053

In school or training

5,064 35 5,028 5,034 35 4,999

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,560 - 2,560 2,440 - 2,440

Vacation or personal day

5,217 5,217 - 5,178 5,178 -

Holiday, legal or religious

449 449 - 444 444 -

Weather-related curtailment

172 172 - 162 162 -

All other reasons

8,868 2,158 6,709 8,755 2,126 6,630

Average hours, economic reasons

22.7 22.5 22.8 22.7 22.7 22.8

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.3 23.9 20.2 21.3 23.9 20.2

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: May 21, 2024