Health Care Employment Data

Employment at the nation's hospitals increased in August 2019 to a seasonally adjusted 5,253,200 employees, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report. That figure is 8,800 more than in July and 97,400 more than a year ago. Overall, the health sector increased in August to a seasonally adjusted 16,436,700 employees, representing an increase of 23,900 more than in July and 367,000 more than one year ago.

The report can be obtained at