COVID-19 and Youth Unemployment by Race and Ethnicity
Sep 16, 2020
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, youth unemployment (for ages 16-24) spiked across all racial and ethnic groups. By August 2020, unemployment rates among White and Hispanic youth have declined somewhat. However, unemployment rates remain high among Black or African American and Asian youth, at 25 percent and 21 percent, respectively.
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