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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT
Small Businesses Added 25,000 Jobs in December, According to ADP National Employment Report
Employment in nonfarm private small business payrolls rose 25,000 in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, accounting for 12% of employment gains across all payroll size groups. Within small businesses, companies having between 1-19 employees lost 6,000 while small companies with 20-49 employees gained 31,000.
Goods Producing Sector:
- Small businesses (1-49 employees) +7,000
- Very Small businesses (1-19 employees) +2,000
- Other Small businesses (20-49 employees) +5,000
Services Providing Sector:
- Small businesses (1-49 employees) +18,000
- Very Small businesses (1-19 employees) -8,000
- Other Small businesses (20-49 employees) +26,000
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.
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Change in Small Business Employment (in thousands)
Change in Small Business Employment by Company Size (in thousands)
Change in Small Business Employment by Sector (in thousands)
About This Report: The ADP National Employment Report provides a monthly snapshot of the current U.S. nonfarm private sector employment situation based on actual transactional payroll data.