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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Oct 2017
Thousands
Name Oct 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2016
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
125,123.528 124,888.604 122,579.649
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
51,467.565 51,388.716 50,764.602
1-19 employees
31,332.986 31,289.709 30,987.952
20-49 employees
20,134.579 20,099.007 19,776.650
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
45,033.927 44,967.471 44,005.162
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
28,622.035 28,532.417 27,809.885
500-999 employees
8,541.841 8,522.298 8,290.330
1,000+ employees
20,080.195 20,010.119 19,519.555
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,300.877 20,216.041 19,759.505
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,681.228 6,649.044 6,537.987
1-19 employees
3,917.166 3,898.926 3,845.944
20-49 employees
2,764.062 2,750.118 2,692.043
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
7,884.386 7,849.735 7,599.300
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,735.263 5,717.261 5,622.218
500-999 employees
2,027.075 2,018.079 1,958.858
1,000+ employees
3,708.188 3,699.182 3,663.359
Service-providing
104,822.650 104,672.563 102,820.145
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
44,786.337 44,739.672 44,226.615
1-19 employees
27,415.820 27,390.783 27,142.008
20-49 employees
17,370.517 17,348.888 17,084.608
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
37,149.541 37,117.736 36,405.862
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
22,886.772 22,815.156 22,187.667
500-999 employees
6,514.766 6,504.218 6,331.471
1,000+ employees
16,372.007 16,310.938 15,856.196
Industry Snapshot
Construction
7,083.458 7,021.608 6,751.336
Manufacturing
12,527.376 12,505.371 12,353.414
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,540.080 27,590.510 27,311.107
Financial activities
8,465.971 8,456.862 8,321.675
Professional/business services
20,998.596 20,889.099 20,259.390
   

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