Latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

Bringing you BLS data to help you make better business decisions.

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
    October 2022, BLS
  • +261,000

    Change in Employment Level, MoM
    October 2022, BLS
  • 10,700,000

    Number of Job Openings
    September 2022, BLS
  • 4.0%

    Latest Hires Rate
    September 2022, BLS
  • 3.7%

    Latest Turnover Rate
    September 2022, BLS

Health Care Industry Statistics

In October, employment in health care rose by 53,000, with gains in ambulatory health care services(+31K), nursing and residential care facilities (+11K), and hospitals (+11K). So far in 2022, health care employment has increased by an average of 47K per month, compared with 9K per month in 2021.


Latest BLS Data

  • 20,872,800

    Number of Employees
    October 2022, BLS
  • 2.8%

    Unemployment Rate
    October 2022, BLS
  • 2,037,000

    Number of Job Openings
    September 2022, BLS
  • 678,000

    Number of Job Separations
    September 2022, BLS

Manufacturing Industry Statistics

Manufacturing added 32,000 jobs in October, mostly in durable goods industries (+23,000). Manufacturing employment has increased by an average of 37,000 per month thus far this year,compared with 30,000 per month in 2021.


Latest BLS Data

  • 12,922,000

    Number of Employees
    October 2022, BLS
  • 3.1%

    Unemployment Rate
    October 2022, BLS
  • 810,000

    Number of Job Openings
    September 2022, BLS
  • 371,000

    Number of Job Separations
    September 2022, BLS

Construction Industry Statistics

Employment in construction was essentially unchanged (+1,000) in October, after increasing by 22,000 in September. So far this year, construction has added 175,000 jobs.


Latest BLS Data

  • 7,721,000

    Number of Employees
    October 2022, BLS
  • 4.1%

    Unemployment Rate
    October 2022, BLS
  • 412,000

    Number of Job Openings
    September 2022, BLS
  • 353,000

    Number of Job Separations
    September 2022, BLS

Transportation Industry Statistics

Employment in transportation and warehousing changed little in October (+8K). Job growth occurred in truck transportation (+13K), couriers and messengers (+7K), and air transportation (+4K). These gains were partially offset by a job loss in warehousing and storage (-20K). Monthly job growth has averaged 25K thus far this year, compared with 36K per month in 2021.


Latest BLS Data

  • 6,525,400

    Number of Employees
    October 2022, BLS
  • 3.7%

    Unemployment Rate
    October 2022, BLS

Education Industry Statistics

Over the month, employment increased in education by 9,000. Education services gained an additional 19,000 jobs. The unemployment rate decreased by 0.5% in the month of October.


Latest BLS Data

  • 3,859,100

    Number of Employees
    October 2022, BLS
  • 2.2%

    Unemployment Rate
    October 2022, BLS
  • 197,000

    Number of Job Openings
    September 2022, BLS
  • 85,000

    Number of Job Separations
    September 2022, BLS

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