DECEMBER 2018 ADP National Employment Report

Private-sector employment increased by 271,000 from November to December, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

271,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

Change By Business Size

Small1-49 Employees

89,000

Midsized50-499 Employees

129,000

Large500 or more Employees

54,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR & INDUSTRY

Goods-producing Sector

47,000

Natural Resources & Mining

-2,000

Construction

37,000

Manufacturing

12,000

Service-providing Sector

224,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

33,000

Information

6,000

Financial Activities

7,000

Professional & Business

66,000

Education & Health

61,000

Leisure & Hospitality

39,000

Other Services

12,000

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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 Nonfarm Private Employment (in Thousands)

Historical Trend

Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment (in Thousands)

Change By Company Size

Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size

About the Report

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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December 2018 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report

271,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

89,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

29,000 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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