ADP Small Business
Report

December 2012

25,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

6,000

1-19 employees

31,000

20-49 employees

18,000

Service providers

7,000

Goods producers

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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.

Highlights

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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