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December Jobs Report: These Industries Experienced the Biggest Changes

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Here are the sectors that added the most jobs in December according to the monthly jobs report, which widely missed consensus estimates.

The U.S. added 199,000 non-farm payrolls in December, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, widely missing the FactSet consensus estimate of 422,000.

Of the industries increasing hiring, leisure and hospitality, professional and business services and manufacturing topped the list.

As investors and analysts continue to gauge the full impact of the omicron variant of Covid-19, no industries saw a significant decline in non-farm payrolls.

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