Private businesses in the United States hired 807K workers in December of 2021, the most in 7 months and more than double market forecasts of 400K, as the fallout from the Delta variant faded and Omicron’s impact had yet to be seen. Hiring was broad-based, though leisure and hospitality led with 246K new jobs. A significant number of jobs were also created in trade, transportation and utilities (138K), professional and business services (130K), education and health services (85K), manufacturing (74K) and construction (62K). Large companies hired the most (389K), followed by midsized (214K) and small (204K). "December’s job growth brought the fourth quarter average to 625,000, surpassing the 514,000 average for the year. While job gains eclipsed 6 million in 2021, private sector payrolls are still nearly 4 million jobs short of pre-COVID-19 levels”, said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP. source: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

ADP Employment Change in the United States averaged 56.37 Thousand from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4350 Thousand in June of 2020 and a record low of -19392 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 January of 2022.

ADP Employment Change in the United States is expected to be 290.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States ADP Employment Change is projected to trend around 210.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States ADP Employment Change


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-01 01:15 PM Nov 534K 570K 525K 580K
2022-01-05 01:15 PM Dec 807K 505K 400K 495K
2022-02-02 01:15 PM Jan 807K


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.20 percent Dec/21
Non Farm Payrolls 199.00 249.00 Thousand Dec/21
ADP Employment Change 807.00 505.00 Thousand Dec/21

News Stream
US Companies Add the Most Jobs in 7 Months: ADP
Private businesses in the United States hired 807K workers in December of 2021, the most in 7 months and more than double market forecasts of 400K, as the fallout from the Delta variant faded and Omicron’s impact had yet to be seen. Hiring was broad-based, though leisure and hospitality led with 246K new jobs. A significant number of jobs were also created in trade, transportation and utilities (138K), professional and business services (130K), education and health services (85K), manufacturing (74K) and construction (62K). Large companies hired the most (389K), followed by midsized (214K) and small (204K). "December’s job growth brought the fourth quarter average to 625,000, surpassing the 514,000 average for the year. While job gains eclipsed 6 million in 2021, private sector payrolls are still nearly 4 million jobs short of pre-COVID-19 levels”, said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP.
2022-01-05
US Private Sector Adds More Jobs than Expected
Private businesses in the United States hired 534 thousand workers in November 2021, compared with a downwardly revised 570 thousand increase in October and beating market expectations of a 525 thousand rise, as the labor market continued to show signs of a solid recovery amid the ongoing economic rebound. The service-providing sector added 424 thousand jobs, led by leisure & hospitality (136 thousand), professional & business (110 thousand), trade, transportation & utilities (78 thousand), and education & health (55 thousand). The goods-producing sector added 110 thousand jobs, boosted by rises in construction (52 thousand) and manufacturing employment (50 thousand).
2021-12-01
US Private Sector Job Growth Beats Forecast
Private businesses in the US hired 571 thousand workers in October 2021, compared with a downwardly revised 523 thousand increase in September and comfortably above market expectations of a 400 thousand rise. It was the fastest pace of job creation since June, as demand for labor continued to recover and as the summer wave of COVID-19 infections subsided. Still, persistent worker shortages continued to worry employers. The service-providing sector added 458 thousand jobs, led by leisure & hospitality (185 thousand), professional & business (88 thousand), trade, transportation & utilities (78 thousand), and education & health (56 thousand). The goods-producing sector added 113 thousand jobs, boosted by rises in construction (54 thousand) and manufacturing employment (53 thousand).
2021-11-03

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.