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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Aug 2018
Thousands
Name Aug 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2017
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
126,838.205 126,675.423 124,538.230
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
51,902.215 51,881.013 51,386.283
1-19 employees
31,537.536 31,528.513 31,302.261
20-49 employees
20,364.679 20,352.500 20,084.022
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
45,908.365 45,797.342 44,827.779
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
29,027.625 28,997.068 28,324.168
500-999 employees
8,762.130 8,735.342 8,543.773
1,000+ employees
20,265.495 20,261.725 19,780.395
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,566.849 20,543.091 20,086.972
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,744.137 6,743.301 6,658.950
1-19 employees
3,939.262 3,937.586 3,901.676
20-49 employees
2,804.875 2,805.716 2,757.274
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
8,044.608 8,031.222 7,787.705
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,778.104 5,768.568 5,640.317
500-999 employees
2,033.455 2,028.748 1,971.262
1,000+ employees
3,744.649 3,739.820 3,669.054
Service-providing
106,271.356 106,132.331 104,451.258
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
45,158.078 45,137.712 44,727.333
1-19 employees
27,598.274 27,590.927 27,400.585
20-49 employees
17,559.804 17,546.785 17,326.748
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
37,863.757 37,766.120 37,040.074
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
23,249.521 23,228.500 22,683.851
500-999 employees
6,728.675 6,706.594 6,572.511
1,000+ employees
16,520.846 16,521.906 16,111.341
Industry Snapshot
Construction
7,166.810 7,161.685 6,957.714
Manufacturing
12,678.709 12,659.463 12,450.578
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,837.407 27,816.869 27,546.443
Financial activities
8,580.845 8,573.490 8,459.939
Professional/business services
21,068.990 21,030.732 20,543.134
   

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