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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Oct 2018
Thousands
Name Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2017
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
127,276.192 127,048.781 124,783.074
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
51,970.598 51,941.147 51,368.847
1-19 employees
31,576.350 31,568.859 31,281.066
20-49 employees
20,394.248 20,372.287 20,087.781
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
46,100.053 46,004.490 44,936.145
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
29,205.541 29,103.145 28,478.082
500-999 employees
8,815.560 8,785.694 8,577.413
1,000+ employees
20,389.981 20,317.451 19,900.669
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,630.807 20,592.804 20,133.816
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,755.303 6,746.378 6,651.587
1-19 employees
3,943.211 3,940.609 3,893.373
20-49 employees
2,812.092 2,805.769 2,758.214
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
8,088.171 8,065.568 7,816.297
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,787.333 5,780.858 5,665.932
500-999 employees
2,037.196 2,033.115 1,983.185
1,000+ employees
3,750.137 3,747.743 3,682.747
Service-providing
106,645.385 106,455.977 104,649.258
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
45,215.295 45,194.769 44,717.260
1-19 employees
27,633.139 27,628.251 27,387.693
20-49 employees
17,582.157 17,566.518 17,329.566
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
38,011.882 37,938.921 37,119.849
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
23,418.208 23,322.287 22,812.150
500-999 employees
6,778.364 6,752.579 6,594.228
1,000+ employees
16,639.844 16,569.708 16,217.922
Industry Snapshot
Construction
7,197.851 7,180.469 6,970.407
Manufacturing
12,701.862 12,685.156 12,483.994
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,957.448 27,896.465 27,563.301
Financial activities
8,605.120 8,600.974 8,477.044
Professional/business services
21,172.400 21,136.790 20,623.386
   

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