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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Dec 2017
Thousands
Name Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2016
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
125,548.537 125,298.340 123,007.048
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
51,587.429 51,493.118 50,854.059
1-19 employees
31,370.322 31,327.391 31,014.780
20-49 employees
20,217.107 20,165.727 19,839.280
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
45,235.606 45,135.567 44,181.710
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
28,725.501 28,669.655 27,971.279
500-999 employees
8,584.115 8,559.108 8,324.735
1,000+ employees
20,141.386 20,110.547 19,646.544
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,324.989 20,297.229 19,795.122
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,654.901 6,651.518 6,539.119
1-19 employees
3,894.906 3,897.501 3,844.969
20-49 employees
2,759.995 2,754.017 2,694.149
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
7,910.429 7,896.746 7,638.680
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,759.659 5,748.966 5,617.323
500-999 employees
2,041.415 2,033.362 1,963.641
1,000+ employees
3,718.245 3,715.603 3,653.683
Service-providing
105,223.547 105,001.111 103,211.926
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
44,932.528 44,841.601 44,314.940
1-19 employees
27,475.417 27,429.890 27,169.810
20-49 employees
17,457.112 17,411.711 17,145.130
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
37,325.177 37,238.821 36,543.030
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
22,965.842 22,920.689 22,353.955
500-999 employees
6,542.700 6,525.745 6,361.094
1,000+ employees
16,423.142 16,394.944 15,992.861
Industry Snapshot
Construction
7,062.831 7,046.569 6,785.984
Manufacturing
12,565.783 12,556.792 12,352.925
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,664.701 27,619.541 27,434.313
Financial activities
8,489.242 8,470.030 8,350.941
Professional/business services
21,067.811 20,995.911 20,357.089
   

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