Latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

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At Hueman, we know that the more data you have, the easier it is to make decisions that affect your business and your employees. We're updating this page monthly with the newest BLS data - so bookmark this page and always have the most up-to-date info at your fingertips! The latest report showed notable job gains in the hospitality, education, and retail.


Latest BLS Data - All Industries

  • 3.7%

    +.2% change, MoM
    Unemployment Rate
    August 2022, BLS
  • +179,000

    Change in Employment Level, MoM
    July 2022, BLS
  • 11,200,000

    Number of Job Openings
    July 2022, BLS
  • 4.2%

    Latest Hires Rate
    July 2022, BLS
  • 3.9%

    Latest Turnover Rate
    June 2022, BLS

Health Care Industry Statistics

Employment in health care rose by 70,000 in July. Job gains occurred in ambulatory healthcare services (+47,000), hospitals (+13,000), and nursing and residential care facilities(+9,000). Employment in health care overall is below its February 2020 level by 78,000,or 0.5 percent.


Latest BLS Data

  • 20,715,800

    Number of Employees
    August 2022, BLS
  • 2.4%

    Unemployment Rate
    August 2022, BLS
  • 2,121,000

    Number of Job Openings
    July 2022, BLS
  • 781,000

    Number of Job Separations
    July 2022, BLS

Manufacturing Industry Statistics

In August, manufacturing employment continued to trend up (+22,000) and has expanded by 20,000 above its most recent peak in July 2019.


Latest BLS Data

  • 12,852,000

    Number of Employees
    August 2022, BLS
  • 3.3%

    Unemployment Rate
    August 2022, BLS
  • 846,000

    Number of Job Openings
    July 2022, BLS
  • 468,000

    Number of Job Separations
    July 2022, BLS

Construction Industry Statistics

In August, manufacturing employment continued to trend up (+22,000) and has expanded by 20,000 above its most recent peak in July 2019.


Latest BLS Data

  • 7,708,000

    Number of Employees
    August 2022, BLS
  • 3.9%

    Unemployment Rate
    August 2022, BLS
  • 393,000

    Number of Job Openings
    July 2022, BLS
  • 382,000

    Number of Job Separations
    July 2022, BLS

Transportation Industry Statistics

Employment in transportation changed little in August (+5,000) but is 748,000 above its February 2020 level. Employment rose in couriers and messengers (+5,000) and in support activities for transportation (+4,000). Employment in warehousing and storage edged down (-6,000).


Latest BLS Data

  • 6,543,000

    Number of Employees
    August 2022, BLS
  • 4.6%

    Unemployment Rate
    August 2022, BLS

Education Industry Statistics

Over the month, employment increased in education by 6,400. Education services gained an additional 17,530 jobs. In July, the unemployment rate increased by 0.3%.


Latest BLS Data

  • 3,827,800

    Number of Employees
    August 2022, BLS
  • 5.7%

    Unemployment Rate
    August 2022, BLS
  • 226,000

    Number of Job Openings
    July 2022, BLS
  • 100,000

    Number of Job Separations
    July 2022, BLS

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