ADP National
Employment Report

December 2012

215,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

25,000

Small Business jobs

102,000

Medium Business jobs

87,000

Large Business jobs

11,000
Manufacturing

14,000
Financial Activities

39,000
Construction

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NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

U.S. Economy Added 215,000 Private-Sector Jobs in December, According to ADP National Employment Report

Private-sector employment increased by 215,000 from November to December, on a seasonally adjusted basis. (The estimated gain from October to November was revised up from the initial estimate of 118,000, to 148,000).

Highlights

  • Small businesses (1-49 employees) +25,000
  • Medium businesses (50-499 employees) +102,000
  • Large businesses (500 or more employees) +87,000

Note: All size data included in the ADP National Employment Report is based on size of business, defined as an entity with a unique Employer Identification Number, which may include multiple establishments. Sum of components may not equal total due to rounding.

“During the final month of 2012, U.S. private sector employment ended the year on a positive note as 215,000 jobs were added – the ADP National Employment Report’s largest monthly gain since February 2012. During the past year, the private sector added a total of more than 1.7 million jobs.”

– Carlos A. Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of ADP

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