SEPTEMBER 2020 ADP Small Business Report

Private sector small business employment increased by 192,000 jobs from August to September according to the September 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.

192,000 Change in Employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

Change By Business Size

Very Small1-19 Employees

121,000

Other Small20-49 Employees

71,000

Change By Sector & Industry

Goods-producing Sector

43,000

Very Small

26,000

Other Small

17,000

Service-providing Sector

149,000

Very Small

95,000

Other Small

54,000

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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.

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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September 2020 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report

749,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

192,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

20,700 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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