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A (work)force to be reckoned with . . .

The latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the hospital workforce grew by 1.3 percent in the last year – a 0.3 percent larger growth rate than the overall U.S. nonfarm workforce.  Hospital employees represent 34 percent of all health care workers and 3.6 percent of all nonfarm workers. 

About half – 49.5 percent – of all U.S. workers are women.  In health care and social assistance, the industry sector that includes hospitals, that percentage shoots up to just under 80 percent.

 

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Employees on nonfarm payrolls by major industry sector and selected industry detail, seasonally adjusted.   Current Employment Statistics.  April 2010-April 2011.  ftp://ftp.bls.gov/pub/suppl/empsit.ceseeb3.txt 

BLS.  Women employees on nonfarm payrolls by major industry sector and selected industry detail, seasonally adjusted.  Current Employment Statistics.  April 2010-April 2011.  ftp://ftp.bls.gov/pub/suppl/empsit.ceseeb4.txt

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