Private businesses in the US hired 174K workers in January of 2021, beating market forecasts of an increase of 49K, and recovering from a downwardly revised 78 thousand decline in the previous month. The service-providing sector created 156K jobs led by education and health (54K); professional and business (40K); leisure and hospitality (35K); trade, transportation & utilities (16K); other services (10K); and financial activities (1K) while the information sector lost 2K jobs. The goods-producing sector added 19K jobs, due to construction (18K) and manufacturing (1K) while natural resources and mining neither hired or fired people. Private payrolls in midsized companies were up by 84K, small firms by 51K and large companies by 39K. source: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

ADP Employment Change in the United States averaged 33.90 Thousand from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4485 Thousand in June of 2020 and a record low of -19409 Thousand in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States ADP Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States ADP Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.

ADP Employment Change in the United States is expected to be 250.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate ADP Employment Change in the United States to stand at 250.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States ADP Employment Change is projected to trend around 250.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States ADP Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
174.00 -78.00 4485.00 -19409.00 2001 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-04 01:15 PM Oct 365K 753K 650K 590K
2020-12-02 01:15 PM Nov 307K 404K 410K 370K
2021-01-06 01:15 PM Dec -123K 304K 88K 170K
2021-02-03 01:15 PM Jan 174K -78K 49K 50K
2021-03-03 01:15 PM Feb 174K 125K
2021-03-31 12:15 PM Mar
2021-05-05 12:15 PM Apr
2021-06-03 12:15 PM May


News Stream
US Companies Add 174K Jobs in January: ADP
Private businesses in the US hired 174K workers in January of 2021, beating market forecasts of an increase of 49K, and recovering from a downwardly revised 78 thousand decline in the previous month. The service-providing sector created 156K jobs led by education and health (54K); professional and business (40K); leisure and hospitality (35K); trade, transportation & utilities (16K); other services (10K); and financial activities (1K) while the information sector lost 2K jobs. The goods-producing sector added 19K jobs, due to construction (18K) and manufacturing (1K) while natural resources and mining neither hired or fired people. Private payrolls in midsized companies were up by 84K, small firms by 51K and large companies by 39K.
2021-02-03
US Companies Unexpectedly Cut 123K Jobs: ADP
Private businesses in the US unexpectedly laid off 123K workers in December of 2020, compared to market forecasts of an increase of 88K. It is the first decline in private-sector employment since April, amid a rise in COVID-19 infections and further lockdowns. The service-providing sector shed 105K jobs led by leisure and hospitality (-58K), trade, transportation & utilities (-50K), other services (-12K), and information (-6K). In contrast, professional and business companies added 12K jobs, education and health 8K, and financial activities 2K. The goods-producing sector lost 18K jobs, due to manufacturing (-21K) while natural resources and mining neither hired or fired people while the construction sector added 3K jobs. Private payrolls in large companies were down by 147K and small firms shed 13K while midsized ones added 37K jobs. Considering full 2020, private-sector employment decreased by 9.49 million, compared to a 1.79 million gain in 2019.
2021-01-06
US Companies Add the Least Jobs in 4 Months: ADP
Private businesses in the US hired 307K workers in November of 2020, below an upwardly 404K in October and market forecasts of 410K. It is the smallest increase in four months as a rise in COVID-19 infections and further lockdowns slowed down the hiring. The service-providing sector added 276K jobs led by leisure and hospitality (95K); education and health (69K); professional and business (55K); trade, transportation & utilities (31K); other services (18K); and financial activities (8K) while the information sector added none. The goods-producing sector created 31K jobs, due to construction (22K), manufacturing (8K), and natural resources and mining (1K). Private payrolls in midsized companies were up 139K, small firms added 110K, and large companies 58K.
2020-12-02
US Companies Add Only 365K Jobs in October
Private businesses in the US hired 365K workers in October of 2020, well below an upwardly revised 753K in September and market forecasts of 650K. It is the second-lowest reading in six months after a record loss of 19.4 million payrolls in April due to the coronavirus pandemic. The service-providing sector added 348K jobs led by leisure and hospitality (125K); education and health (79K); professional and business (60K); trade, transportation & utilities (53K); other services (23K); and financial activities (6K) while the information sector added none. The goods-producing sector created 17K jobs, due to manufacturing (7K), construction (7K) and natural resources and mining (3K). Private payrolls in midsized companies were up 135K, large companies added 116K and small firms 114K.
2020-11-04

United States ADP Employment Change
The ADP National Employment Report measures levels of non-farm private employment. The Report is based on the actual payroll data from about 24 million employees processed by the Automatic Data Processing, Inc.