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April might be the worst month ever in the US history economically

US ADP Non-Farm Employment Declines by More Than 20 Million in April

Posted Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by
Skerdian Meta • 1 min read

US ADP non-farm employment posted a strong cool off in November, increasing by only 67k, when it used to increase by around 200k on a monthly basis. But, it came back to those level in the following months, until March, when it turned negative, showing a 27k decline that month, which was revised lower to -149k today.

But, April was going to be much worse, since the lock-down became more severe last month. Today’s report was released a while ago, and it is showing a massive decline of more than 20 million people. This is horrendous. Below is the report for April:

ADP Non-Farm Employment Change Report

  • April employment change -20.236M vs -21.00M estimated
  • March was revised to -149K vs -27K last month
  • Small businesses (less than 50 employees) -6 million
  • Median businesses (50 to 499 employees) -5.3 million
  • Large businesses greater than 500 employees -9 million
  • Record losses and private-sector jobs


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