AUGUST 2018 ADP National Employment Report

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 163,000 Jobs in August

Private-sector employment increased by 163,000 from July to August, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

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163,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE

Small1-49 Employees

21,000

Midsized50-499 Employees

111,000

Large500 or more Employees

31,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR & INDUSTRY

Goods-producing Sector

24,000

Natural Resources & Mining

-1,000

Construction

5,000

Manufacturing

19,000

Service-providing Sector

139,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

21,000

Information

8,000

Financial Activities

7,000

Professional & Business

38,000

Education & Health

31,000

Leisure & Hospitality

25,000

Other Services

8,000

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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

Historical Trend

Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment

Change By Company Size

Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size

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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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August 2018

ADP Employment Reports

ADP National Employment Report

National Employment Report

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

163,000

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ADP Small Business Reports

Small Business Report

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

21,000

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ADP National Franchise Report

National Franchise Report

Change in U.S. franchise employment

20,700

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