APRIL 2020 ADP National Employment Report

Private-sector employment decreased by 20,236,000 from March to April, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

-20,236,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

Change By Business Size

Small1-49 Employees


Midsized50-499 Employees


Large500 or more Employees



Goods-producing Sector


Natural Resources & Mining






Service-providing Sector


Trade, Transportation & Utilities




Financial Activities


Professional & Business


Education & Health


Leisure & Hospitality


Other Services


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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

About the Report

The ADP National Employment Report® is published monthly by the ADP Research Institute® in close collaboration with Moody's Analytics. 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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April 2020 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report

-20,236,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

-6,005,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

-1,082,200 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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