The number of employed people in the private sector of the US increased in April by 204 thousand. Compared with the growth in March, growth rate in April slowed. Analysts had predicted an increase of 200 thousand. Small enterprises increased the staff by 62 thousand employees. The number of employees in medium-sized businesses increased by 88,000. The number of employees in large enterprises increased by 54 thousand. In the production of goods, growth was 44 thousand people, in the provision of services - 160 thousand people. The number of employed people in construction increased by 27 thousand, in production - by 10 thousand, in financial activity - by 7 thousand.