ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 271,000 Jobs in December
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Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 271,000
By Company Size
- Small businesses: 89,000
- 1-19 employees 25,000
- 20-49 employees 63,000
- Medium businesses: 129,000
- 50-499 employees 129,000
- Large businesses: 54,000
- 500-999 employees 48,000
- 1,000+ employees 6,000
- Goods-producing: 47,000
- Natural resources/mining -2,000
- Construction 37,000
- Manufacturing 12,000
- Service-providing: 224,000
- Trade/transportation/utilities 33,000
- Information 6,000
- Financial activities 7,000
- Professional/business services 66,000
- Professional/technical services 30,000
- Management of companies/enterprises 4,000
- Administrative/support services 32,000
- Education/health services 61,000
- Health care/social assistance 41,000
- Education 20,000
- Leisure/hospitality 39,000
- Other services 12,000
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
- Franchise Employment**
- Franchise jobs 29,000
**Complete details on franchise employment can be found here.
"We wrapped up 2018 with another month of significant growth in the labor market," 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 November total of jobs added was revised down from 179,000 to 157,000.
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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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