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ADP Small Business Report
February 2016

Small Businesses Created 76,000 Jobs in February, According to ADP Small Business Report

Private sector small business employment increased by 76,000 jobs from January to February according to the February 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.


76,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Very Small
1-19 Employees
37,000
Other Small
20-49 Employees
38,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR
Goods-producing Sector
2,000

Very Small
2,000

Other Small
0

Service-providing Sector
73,000

Very Small
35,000

Other Small
38,000


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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.



 




Total Employment

Change in Small Business Employment

[CHART] Change in Small Business Employment

Change By Company Size

Change in Small Business Employment by Company Size

[CHART] Change in Small Business Employment by Company Size

Change By Sector

Change in Small Business Employment by Sector

[CHART] Change in Small Business Employment by Sector

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The ADP National Employment Report® is published monthly by the ADP Research Institute® in close collaboration with Moody’s Analytics and its experienced team of labor market researchers. The ADP National Employment Report provides a monthly snapshot of U.S. nonfarm private sector employment based on actual transactional payroll data.

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ADP Employment Reports – February 2016    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

214,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

76,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

18,500

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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