OCTOBER 2020 ADP National Employment Report

Private-sector employment increased by 365,000 from September to October, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

365,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

Change By Business Size

Small1-49 Employees

114,000

Midsized50-499 Employees

135,000

Large500 or more Employees

116,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR & INDUSTRY

Goods-producing Sector

17,000

Natural Resources & Mining

3,000

Construction

7,000

Manufacturing

7,000

Service-providing Sector

348,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

53,000

Information

0

Financial Activities

6,000

Professional & Business

60,000

Education & Health

79,000

Leisure & Hospitality

125,000

Other Services

23,000

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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

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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October 2020 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report

365,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

114,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

49,600 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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