December 2012 Small Business Scorecard
 

December 2012 National Small Business Trends

December month-over-month hiring was down 0.1 percent while paychecks were up 0.1 percent. Year-over-year, hiring is down 1.3 percent and paychecks are down 1.0 percent.

SurePayroll Hiring Index SurePayroll Pay Index
December ’12 11,576 938
November ’12 11,584 937
October ’12 11,601 937
September ’12 11,608 939
August ’12 11,629 939
July ’12 11,640 941
June ’12 11,644 942
May ’12 11,668 941
April ’12 11,675 942
March ’12 11,687 945
February ’12 11,711 945
January ’12 11,707 947
December ’11 11,727 947

 

December 2012 Regional Small Business Trends

December’s month-over-month regional outlook shows hiring down across the Midwest, Northeast and West, and up 0.3 percent in the South. Paychecks were up in the Midwest (0.2 percent) and West (0.2 percent), and down or flat across the rest of the country.

Midwest Results

SurePayroll Hiring Index SurePayroll Pay Index
December ’12 10,951 938
November ’12 10,960 936
October ’12 10,976 933
September ’12 10,992 931
August ’12 11,023 926
July ’12 11,044 921
June ’12 11,056 919
May ’12 11,089 915
April ’12 11,098 914
March ’12 11,117 917
February ’12 11,142 918
January ’12 11,138 920
December ’11 11,161 922

Northeast Results

SurePayroll Hiring Index SurePayroll Pay Index
December ’12 11,771 923
November ’12 11,809 924
October ’12 11,842 927
September ’12 11,872 932
August ’12 11,892 935
July ’12 11,910 940
June ’12 11,914 945
May ’12 11,935 946
April ’12 11,938 951
March ’12 11,950 956
February ’12 11,977 958
January ’12 11,976 963
December ’11 12,003 966

South Results

SurePayroll Hiring Index SurePayroll Pay Index
December ’12 12,304 948
November ’12 12,269 949
October ’12 12,257 948
September ’12 12,223 949
August ’12 12,220 948
July ’12 12,195 955
June ’12 12,169 956
May ’12 12,170 954
April ’12 12,150 954
March ’12 12,134 956
February ’12 12,137 954
January ’12 12,099 956
December ’11 12,093 953

West Results

SurePayroll Hiring Index SurePayroll Pay Index
December ’12 10,077 1,124
November ’12 10,115 1,122
October ’12 10,155 1,122
September ’12 10,189 1,125
August ’12 10,233 1,126
July ’12 10,274 1,126
June ’12 10,310 1,129
May ’12 10,360 1,128
April ’12 10,407 1,128
March ’12 10,450 1,129
February ’12 10,495 1,128
January ’12 10,534 1,128
December ’11 10,581 1,128

 

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