A more comprehensive look at employment: Employment-to-population ratios for select workers by race/ethnicity and gender, February 2020, April 2020, December 2022, and January 2023

characteristic February 2020 April 2020 December 2022 January 2023
White men 69.70% 60.50% 68.30% 68.0%
White women 56.60% 47.10% 55.50% 55.7%
Black men 63.80% 53.20% 64.80% 65.0%
Black women 60.80% 49.60% 58.60% 59.7%
Latinx men 78.40% 64.30% 76.00% 75.2%
Latinx women 59.10% 45.20% 58.10% 58.4%

 

Notes: Data are for workers ages 20 and older. Racial and ethnic categories are not mutually exclusive; white and Black data do not exclude Latinx workers of each race. Employment to population levels are labeled for February, April, and the trough in between.

Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Household Data Table A-2, and Table A-3.

View the underlying data on epi.org.