JANUARY 2021 ADP Small Business Report

Private sector small business employment increased by 51,000 jobs from December to January according to the January 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.

51,000 Change in Employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

Change By Business Size

Very Small1-19 Employees

26,000

Other Small20-49 Employees

25,000

Change By Sector & Industry

Goods-producing Sector

-6,000

Very Small

-6,000

Other Small

-1,000

Service-providing Sector

57,000

Very Small

32,000

Other Small

26,000

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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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January 2021 ADP Employment Reports

National Employment Report™

174,000 Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment

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Small Business Report

51,000 Change in employment among small businesses

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National Franchise Report

10,700 Change in U.S. franchise employment

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