ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 163,000 Jobs in August
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Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 163,000
By Company Size
- Small businesses: 21,000
- 1-19 employees 9,000
- 20-49 employees 12,000
- Medium businesses: 111,000
- 50-499 employees 111,000
- Large businesses: 31,000
- 500-999 employees 27,000
- 1,000+ employees 4,000
- Goods-producing: 24,000
- Natural resources/mining -1,000
- Construction 5,000
- Manufacturing 19,000
- Service-providing: 139,000
- Trade/transportation/utilities 21,000
- Information 8,000
- Financial activities 7,000
- Professional/business services 38,000
- Professional/technical services 10,000
- Management of companies/enterprises 5,000
- Administrative/support services 23,000
- Education/health services 31,000
- Health care/social assistance 19,000
- Education 12,000
- Leisure/hospitality 25,000
- Other services 8,000
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
- Franchise Employment**
- Franchise jobs 20,700
**Complete details on franchise employment can be found here.
"Although we saw a small slowdown in job growth, the market remains incredibly dynamic," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the
The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Employment Report was derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 411,000 U.S. clients employing nearly 24 million workers in the U.S. The July total of jobs added was revised down from 219,000 to 217,000.
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About the ADP National Employment Report®
The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The report, which measures nearly 24 million U.S. workers, is produced by the
Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.
The data for this report is collected for pay periods that can be interpolated to include the week of the 12th of each month, and processed with statistical methodologies similar to those used by the
For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see the ADP National Employment Report: Development Methodology.
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