DECEMBER 2020 ADP National Franchise Report

U.S. Lost 5,300 Franchise Jobs in December, According to ADP National Franchise Report

-5,300 Change in U.S. Franchise Employment

Change By Sector & Industry



Auto Parts & Dealers


Food Retailers


Business Services




Real Estate


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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.

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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December 2020 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report

-123,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

-13,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

-5,300 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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