Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 time use variables
0 samples
View Cart
A planned IPUMS system update is scheduled for Monday, December 9. The maintenance window is 10am to 1pm CST. Within that window, each site will have a brief outage of 10 or fewer minutes. This notice will be removed as soon as the update is complete.
Full-time employment

Codes and Frequencies

Can't find the category you are looking for? Try the Detailed codes


FULLTIME reports whether the respondent works full time.

Users who want greater detail about respondents' employment may refer to EMPSTAT. Users who want to know the number of full-time workers in the household may refer to NWORK.

Users who want detailed information about part-time work may refer to PARTTIME, which reports whether the respondent works part-time.


Full-time work is defined as 21+ hours in 1965, 1975, and 1985; 35+ hours in 1992 forward.


  • All persons.
  • : Persons age 18 and older.


  • 1965, 1975, 1985, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2003-2012


This variable has no flags.