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ADP National Employment Report
December 2016

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 153,000 Jobs in December

Private-sector employment increased by 153,000 from November to December, on a seasonally adjusted basis.


153,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Small
1-49 Employees
18,000
Midsized
50-499 Employees
71,000
Large
500 or more Employees
63,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR & INDUSTRY
Goods-producing Sector
-16,000

Natural Resources & Mining
-5,000

Construction
-2,000

Manufacturing
-9,000

Service-providing Sector
169,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities
82,000

Information
-6,000

Financial Activities
10,000

Professional & Business
24,000

Education & Health
29,000

Leisure & Hospitality
18,000

Other Services
11,000


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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

[CHART] Change in Nonfarm Private Employment

Historical Trend


Change By Company Size

Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size

[CHART] 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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ADP Employment Reports – December 2016    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

153,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

18,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

23,300

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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