ADP National Employment Report (02/01/12)
Private-sector employment increased by 170,000 from December to January on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report released today. The estimated gain in employment from November to December was revised down to 292,000 from the initially reported 325,000.
Employment in the private, service-providing sector increased 152,000 in January, after rising a revised 241,000 in December. Employment in the private, goods-producing sector rose 18,000 in January. Manufacturing employment increased 10,000, while construction employment advanced 2,000 during that period.