In just the month of July, employment payroll rose to 82,000 in nonfarm private small businesses. Small companies with 1-19 employees accounted for a big 62% of the employment growth in small businesses. The goods producing sector ended the month with +16,000 for small businesses with 1-49 employees and +11,000 for very small businesses with 1-19 employees. The service providing sector ended with an impressive +67,000 for small businesses and +39,000 for very small businesses.

July 2013 ADP National Employment Report Infographic

Source: ADP