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ADP Small Business Report
December 2015

Small Businesses Created 95,000 Jobs in December, According to ADP Small Business Report

Private sector small business employment increased by 95,000 jobs from November to December according to the December ADP Small Business Report. Due to the important contribution that small businesses make to economic growth, employment data that are specific to businesses with 49 or fewer employees is reported each month and broadly distributed to the public, free of charge.


95,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Very Small
1-19 Employees
51,000
Other Small
20-49 Employees
44,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR
Goods-producing Sector
11,000

Very Small
11,000

Other Small
0

Service-providing Sector
84,000

Very Small
40,000

Other Small
44,000


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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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ADP Employment Reports – December 2015    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

257,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

95,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

48,600

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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