Tracking COVID-19 Unemployment and Job Losses

Tracking COVID-19 Unemployment and Job Losses

TOOL 1

Overall Job Loss and Unemployment

After business closures and restrictions began in March, unemployment rose sharply, peaking in April. Cumulative job losses hit 23 million in May.

TOOL 2

Unemployment by Group

Explore the data showing the share of workers unemployed from March 2020 through February 2021 by education level, gender, race, age, industry, and occupation.

TOOL 3

Job Loss by Group

Explore the data showing the number of job losses from March 2020 through February 2021 by education level, gender, race, age, industry, and occupation.

Overall Job Loss and Unemployment

Unemployment by Group

Share of Workers Unemployed by Education Level

Share of Workers Unemployed by Gender and Education Level

Share of Workers Unemployed by Race and Education Level

Share of Workers Unemployed by Age and Education Level

Share of Workers Unemployed by Industry and Education Level

Share of Workers Unemployed by Occupation and Education Level

Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analysis of US Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey (Basic Monthly), 2020.

Job Loss by Group

Number of Job Losses by Education Level

Number of Job Losses by Education Level and Gender

Number of Job Losses by Education Level and Race

Number of Job Losses by Education Level and Age

Number of Job Losses by Education Level and Industry

Number of Job Losses by Education Level and Occupation

Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analysis of US Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey (Basic Monthly), 2020.