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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Dec 2018
Thousands
Name Dec 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2017
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
127,707.179 127,435.849 125,232.605
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
52,102.674 52,014.073 51,538.200
1-19 employees
31,606.763 31,581.366 31,358.853
20-49 employees
20,495.911 20,432.707 20,179.347
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
46,335.635 46,206.740 45,127.018
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
29,268.870 29,215.037 28,567.387
500-999 employees
8,882.283 8,834.707 8,612.417
1,000+ employees
20,386.588 20,380.330 19,954.970
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,692.963 20,645.738 20,237.278
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,782.614 6,761.838 6,682.538
1-19 employees
3,949.575 3,942.865 3,909.552
20-49 employees
2,833.039 2,818.973 2,772.986
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
8,118.530 8,098.024 7,863.985
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,791.818 5,785.876 5,690.755
500-999 employees
2,048.744 2,041.378 1,997.071
1,000+ employees
3,743.075 3,744.497 3,693.684
Service-providing
107,014.216 106,790.112 104,995.327
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
45,320.060 45,252.235 44,855.662
1-19 employees
27,657.187 27,638.501 27,449.302
20-49 employees
17,662.872 17,613.734 17,406.360
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
38,217.104 38,108.716 37,263.033
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
23,477.052 23,429.161 22,876.632
500-999 employees
6,833.539 6,793.329 6,615.345
1,000+ employees
16,643.513 16,635.832 16,261.286
Industry Snapshot
Construction
7,242.077 7,205.531 7,030.104
Manufacturing
12,719.322 12,706.931 12,522.753
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,984.912 27,951.669 27,628.997
Financial activities
8,621.439 8,614.386 8,497.156
Professional/business services
21,295.302 21,229.384 20,705.337
   

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