Employee distribution in the private sector, by firm size in the U.S. 2000-2015

Distribution of employment in the private sector, by firm size in the United States 2000 to 2015

Employee distribution in the private sector, by firm size in the U.S. 2000-2015 This statistic shows the distribution of employment in the private sector, by firm size from 2000 to 2015 in the United States. For the purpose of this statistic firm size is calculated by the number of the firm's employees. In 2015, firms with more than 250 employees employed 53.7 percent of the private sector work force in the United States.
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Distribution of employment in the private sector, by firm size in the United States 2000 to 2015

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Firms with 1-249 employeesFirms with 250 and more employees
201546.2%53.7%
201446.5%53.5%
201346.7%53.3%
201247%53%
201147.2%52.8%
201047.5%52.5%
200947.5%52.5%
200847.7%52.3%
200748%51.9%
200648.3%51.7%
200548.5%51.5%
200448.7%51.3%
200348.5%51.4%
200248.3%51.7%
200147.7%52.2%
200048%52%
Firms with 1-249 employeesFirms with 250 and more employees
201546.2%53.7%
201446.5%53.5%
201346.7%53.3%
201247%53%
201147.2%52.8%
201047.5%52.5%
200947.5%52.5%
200847.7%52.3%
200748%51.9%
200648.3%51.7%
200548.5%51.5%
200448.7%51.3%
200348.5%51.4%
200248.3%51.7%
200147.7%52.2%
200048%52%
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This statistic shows the distribution of employment in the private sector, by firm size from 2000 to 2015 in the United States. For the purpose of this statistic firm size is calculated by the number of the firm's employees. In 2015, firms with more than 250 employees employed 53.7 percent of the private sector work force in the United States.
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