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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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 July 2022
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

32,901 10,579 22,322 32,337 10,450 21,886

Economic reasons

4,084 1,554 2,530 4,067 1,548 2,520

Slack work or business conditions

2,726 1,207 1,520 2,715 1,200 1,515

Could only find part-time work

938 - 938 933 - 933

Seasonal work

281 209 72 281 209 72

Job started or ended during week

139 139 - 139 139 -

Noneconomic reasons

28,817 9,025 19,792 28,270 8,903 19,367

Child-care problems

1,026 95 930 1,016 86 930

Other family or personal obligations

4,554 656 3,898 4,459 641 3,817

Health or medical limitations

1,010 - 1,010 987 - 987

In school or training

5,073 80 4,993 4,998 80 4,918

Retired or Social Security limit on earnings

2,535 - 2,535 2,399 - 2,399

Vacation or personal day

5,068 5,068 - 5,023 5,023 -

Holiday, legal or religious

104 104 - 99 99 -

Weather-related curtailment

140 140 - 133 133 -

All other reasons

9,308 2,882 6,426 9,155 2,840 6,315

Average hours, economic reasons

22.4 22.9 22.2 22.4 22.9 22.2

Average hours, noneconomic reasons

21.0 22.3 20.4 21.0 22.2 20.5

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: August 05, 2022