So far this year there have been 963,000 new jobs. Of those, 936,000 are part time jobs (272,000 for economic reasons and 664,000 for noneconomic reasons). To put it differently, an incredible 97% of the jobs added this year have been part-time jobs. 28% of the jobs added were part-time jobs where people had tried for full-time jobs. From the BLS.gov.