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ADP Small Business Report
September 2018

Private Sector Small Business Employment Increased by 56,000 Jobs in September, According to ADP Small Business Report

Private-sector small business employment increased by 56,000 jobs from August to September according to the September 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.


56,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Very Small
1-19 Employees
35,000
Other Small
20-49 Employees
21,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR
Goods-producing Sector
14,000

Very Small
8,000

Other Small
6,000

Service-providing Sector
42,000

Very Small
27,000

Other Small
15,000


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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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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 – September 2018    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

230,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

56,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

-5,700

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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