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ADP Small Business Report
April 2015

Small Businesses Created 94,000 Jobs in April, According to ADP Small Business Report

Private sector small business employment increased by 94,000 jobs from March to April according to the April 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.


94,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Very Small
1-19 Employees
54,000
Other Small
20-49 Employees
40,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR
Goods-producing Sector
16,000

Very Small
12,000

Other Small
4,000

Service-providing Sector
78,000

Very Small
42,000

Other Small
37,000


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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 – April 2015    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

169,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

94,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

16,000

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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