FEBRUARY 2019 ADP Small Business Report

Private sector small business employment increased by 12,000 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.

12,000 Change in Employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

Change By Business Size

Very Small1-19 Employees

-8,000

Other Small20-49 Employees

20,000

Change By Sector & Industry

Goods-producing Sector

16,000

Very Small

5,000

Other Small

11,000

Service-providing Sector

-4,000

Very Small

-13,000

Other Small

9,000

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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.

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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February 2019 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report

183,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

12,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

24,500 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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