Private businesses in the United States hired 247K workers in April of 2022, the least since April of 2020 and well below forecasts of 395K. The services-producing sector added 202K jobs, mainly in leisure and hospitality (77K), professional and business (50K), and education and health (48K) sectors. Meanwhile, the goods-producing industry added 46K payrolls, mainly due to manufacturing (25K) and construction (16K). “In April, the labor market recovery showed signs of slowing as the economy approaches full employment. While hiring demand remains strong, labor supply shortages caused job gains to soften for both goods producers and services providers. As the labor market tightens, small companies, with fewer than 50 employees, struggle with competition for wages amid increased costs”, said Nela Richardson, ADP chief economist. source: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

ADP Employment Change in the United States averaged 70.14 Thousand from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 4648 Thousand in June of 2020 and a record low of -19133 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 May of 2022.

ADP Employment Change in the United States is expected to be 400.00 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
2022-03-30 12:15 PM Mar 455K 486K 450K 440K
2022-05-04 12:15 PM Apr 247K 479K 395K 430K
2022-06-02 12:15 PM May 247K


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 percent Apr 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 428.00 428.00 Thousand Apr 2022
ADP Employment Change 247.00 479.00 Thousand Apr 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
247.00 479.00 4648.00 -19133.00 2001 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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US Companies Add the Least Jobs in 2 Years: ADP
Private businesses in the United States hired 247K workers in April of 2022, the least since April of 2020 and well below forecasts of 395K. The services-producing sector added 202K jobs, mainly in leisure and hospitality (77K), professional and business (50K), and education and health (48K) sectors. Meanwhile, the goods-producing industry added 46K payrolls, mainly due to manufacturing (25K) and construction (16K). “In April, the labor market recovery showed signs of slowing as the economy approaches full employment. While hiring demand remains strong, labor supply shortages caused job gains to soften for both goods producers and services providers. As the labor market tightens, small companies, with fewer than 50 employees, struggle with competition for wages amid increased costs”, said Nela Richardson, ADP chief economist.
2022-05-04
US Companies Add 455K New Jobs: ADP
Private businesses in the United States hired 455K workers in March of 2022, slightly higher than market forecasts of 450K and following an upwardly revised 486K in February. Service-providing companies added 377K jobs, led by leisure and hospitality (161K); education and health (72K) and professional and business services (61K). Goods-producing companies created 79K jobs, mainly manufacturing (54K) and construction (15K). By size, mid-sized companies hired 188K people, large companies 177K and small business 90K. “Businesses are hiring, specifically among the service providers which had the most ground to make up due to early pandemic losses. However, a tight labor supply remains an obstacle for continued growth in consumer-facing industries”, said Nela Richardson, chief economist at ADP.
2022-03-30
US Private Sector Adds More Jobs than Expected
Private businesses in the United States hired 475 thousand workers in February of 2022, beating market expectations of a 388 thousand rise as the labor market recovery gathers steam. The service-providing sector added 417 thousand jobs, led by leisure & hospitality (170 thousand), trade, transportation & utilities (98 thousand), professional & business (72 thousand), and education & health (40 thousand). The goods-producing sector added 57 thousand jobs, boosted by rises in manufacturing (30 thousand) and construction (26 thousand). Large companies added 552 payrolls and midsized 18 thousand while small companies cut 96 thousand. Figures for January were revised higher to show a 509 job gain instead of the 301 thousand loss previously reported.
2022-03-02