AUGUST 2021 ADP® National Employment Report™

Private-sector employment increased by 374,000 from July to August, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

374,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

Change By Business Size

Small1-49 Employees

86,000

Midsized50-499 Employees

149,000

Large500 or more Employees

138,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR & INDUSTRY

Goods-producing Sector

45,000

Natural Resources & Mining

9,000

Construction

30,000

Manufacturing

6,000

Service-providing Sector

329,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

18,000

Information

0

Financial Activities

13,000

Professional & Business

19,000

Education & Health

59,000

Leisure & Hospitality

201,000

Other Services

19,000

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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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August 2021 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report™

374,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

86,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

52,300 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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