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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Aug 2017
Thousands
Name Aug 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2016
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
124,790.666 124,554.036 122,300.992
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
51,408.807 51,360.930 50,711.437
1-19 employees
31,302.178 31,284.443 30,961.324
20-49 employees
20,106.630 20,076.487 19,750.113
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
44,921.992 44,847.879 43,907.636
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
28,459.867 28,345.227 27,681.918
500-999 employees
8,507.227 8,485.091 8,286.724
1,000+ employees
19,952.639 19,860.135 19,395.194
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,146.123 20,113.150 19,742.441
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,628.562 6,619.297 6,548.348
1-19 employees
3,888.497 3,884.048 3,853.799
20-49 employees
2,740.065 2,735.249 2,694.549
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
7,823.251 7,810.437 7,605.539
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,694.311 5,683.417 5,588.554
500-999 employees
2,010.262 2,007.792 1,954.895
1,000+ employees
3,684.048 3,675.625 3,633.659
Service-providing
104,644.543 104,440.886 102,558.551
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
44,780.245 44,741.633 44,163.089
1-19 employees
27,413.681 27,400.395 27,107.525
20-49 employees
17,366.565 17,341.238 17,055.564
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
37,098.741 37,037.443 36,302.097
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
22,765.556 22,661.810 22,093.364
500-999 employees
6,496.965 6,477.300 6,331.829
1,000+ employees
16,268.591 16,184.510 15,761.535
Industry Snapshot
Construction
6,982.923 6,964.947 6,743.234
Manufacturing
12,477.130 12,461.352 12,342.833
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,612.049 27,556.318 27,302.463
Financial activities
8,448.579 8,437.208 8,297.335
Professional/business services
20,831.507 20,792.646 20,135.912
   

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