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ADP Small Business Report
December 2014

Small Businesses Created 106,000 Jobs in December, According to ADP Small Business Report

Employment in nonfarm private small business payrolls rose 106,000 in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, accounting for 44% of employment gains across all payroll size groups. Within small businesses, 44% of the employment growth contribution was associated with companies having between 1-19 employees.


106,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Very Small
1-19 Employees
46,000
Other Small
20-49 Employees
60,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR
Goods-producing Sector
12,000

Very Small
1,000

Other Small
10,000

Service-providing Sector
94,000

Very Small
45,000

Other Small
50,000


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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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ADP Employment Reports – December 2014    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

241,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

106,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

38,000

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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