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665. Part-Time Workers, by Reason

[In thousands (30,851 represents 30,851,000), except hours. For persons working 1 to 34 hours per week. For civilian noninstitutional population 16 years old and over. Annual average of monthly figures. Based on the Current Population Survey and subject to sampling error; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
ALL INDUSTRIES NONAGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES ALL INDUSTRIES NONAGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES ALL INDUSTRIES NONAGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES ALL INDUSTRIES NONAGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES ALL INDUSTRIES NONAGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES ALL INDUSTRIES NONAGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES
REASON Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work Usually work
Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part- Full- Part-
Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time Total time time
 
    Total working fewer than 35 hours 30,851 9,980 20,871 29,788 9,680 20,107 30,664 9,924 20,740 29,613 9,615 19,998 31,024 10,381 20,643 30,004 10,083 19,922 30,733 9,922 20,811 29,749 9,618 20,131 33,132 12,260 20,872 32,146 11,929 20,217 30,913 10,079 20,834 30,000 9,807 20,193
 
Economic reasons 4,625 1,392 3,232 4,414 1,314 3,100 4,473 1,468 3,005 4,279 1,373 2,906 4,315 1,442 2,874 4,123 1,352 2,772 4,068 1,407 2,662 3,879 1,313 2,567 3,665 1,322 2,343 3,501 1,238 2,263 3,357 1,281 2,076 3,189 1,193 1,996
  Slack work or business conditions 2,432 1,128 1,304 2,311 1,077 1,235 2,471 1,210 1,261 2,346 1,140 1,206 2,388 1,162 1,226 2,263 1,098 1,165 2,286 1,141 1,144 2,167 1,074 1,093 2,095 1,056 1,038 1,997 998 999 1,968 1,021 947 1,861 962 899
  Could find only part time work 1,871 1,871 1,824 1,824 1,702 1,702 1,663 1,663 1,605 - 1,605 1,576 - 1,576 1,468 1,468 1,433 1,433 1,258 - 1,258 1,228 - 1,228 1,079 1,079 1,056 1,056
  Seasonal work 135 77 58 95 54 41 120 77 43 94 58 36 123 81 42 91 60 31 129 79 50 99 58 41 135 89 47 102 66 37 147 97 50 115 74 41
  Job started or ended during the week 188 188 183 183 180 180 175 175 199 199 - 194 194 - 186 186 180 180 177 177 - 174 174 - 162 162 157 157
 
Noneconomic reasons: 26,226 8,588 17,638 25,374 8,367 17,007 26,191 8,457 17,734 25,334 8,242 17,093 26,709 8,939 17,770 25,881 8,731 17,150 26,665 8,516 18,149 25,870 8,306 17,564 29,467 10,938 18,530 28,645 10,691 17,954 27,556 8,798 18,758 26,811 8,614 18,197
  Child-care problems 819 68 751 805 67 738 774 71 703 765 70 695 810 65 745 797 65 732 823 82 742 812 81 731 856 89 767 843 87 755 856 86 770 843 84 759
5,531 721 4,810 5,349 697 4,652 5,585 719 4,866 5,393 700 4,693 5,469 706 4,763 5,296 689 4,607 5,496 683 4,813 5,327 668 4,658 5,551 688 4,863 5,390 673 4,716 5,629 746 4,882 5,476 727 4,749
673 673 639 639 699 699 660 660 677 - 677 646 - 646 705 705 673 673 717 - 717 683 - 683 712 712 674 674
6,022 75 5,947 5,875 72 5,803 5,986 79 5,907 5,831 77 5,755 6,026 88 5,938 5,874 83 5,792 6,160 88 6,072 6,028 87 5,942 6,394 97 6,297 6,245 94 6,151 6,463 100 6,363 6,320 97 6,223
1,822 1,822 1,665 1,665 1,848 1,848 1,714 1,714 1,856 - 1,856 1,717 - 1,717 1,861 1,861 1,732 1,732 1,889 - 1,889 1,775 - 1,775 1,984 1,984 1,863 1,863
2,971 2,971 2,919 2,919 3,303 3,303 3,250 3,250 3,319 3,319 - 3,260 3,260 - 3,303 3,303 3,248 3,248 3,487 3,487 - 3,420 3,420 - 3,239 3,239 3,188 3,188
1,087 1,087 1,077 1,077 1,005 1,005 998 998 664 664 - 654 654 - 876 876 867 867 3,399 3,399 - 3,357 3,357 - 966 966 956 956
1,005 1,005 938 938 439 439 375 375 1,267 1,267 - 1,215 1,215 - 635 635 570 570 489 489 - 426 426 - 824 824 781 781
6,295 2,660 3,635 6,106 2,596 3,511 6,551 2,841 3,711 6,348 2,772 3,575 6,621 2,830 3,791 6,422 2,766 3,656 6,804 2,849 3,955 6,613 2,785 3,827 6,685 2,689 3,997 6,508 2,634 3,874 6,884 2,837 4,047 6,710 2,781 3,929
 
 
22.6 23.8 22.0 22.6 23.9 22.1 22.9 24.1 22.3 23.0 24.2 22.4 22.7 23.8 22.2 22.8 23.9 22.3 23.0 24.0 22.4 23.1 24.1 22.5 22.9 23.9 22.4 23.0 24.0 22.4 23.1 24.0 22.5 23.2 24.1 22.6
21.5 26.0 19.3 21.6 26.1 19.4 21.4 25.6 19.4 21.5 25.7 19.5 21.4 25.3 19.4 21.5 25.4 19.5 21.4 25.6 19.5 21.5 25.7 19.6 22.1 26.6 19.5 22.2 26.7 19.6 21.5 25.7 19.6 21.6 25.8 19.6


- Represents or rounds to zero.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment and Earnings, monthly, January 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 issues.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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