Employment Change January 2020

Private businesses in the US hired 291 thousand workers in January 2020, the most since May 2015, easily beating market expectations of a 156 thousand increase. The service-providing sector added 237 thousand jobs, mostly in leisure & hospitality, education & health and professional & business industries. Meanwhile, the goods-producing sector added 54 thousand jobs, boosted by employment in construction. United States ADP Employment Change – data, historical chart, and calendar of releases – was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.