A more comprehensive look at employment: Employment-to-population ratios for select workers by race/ethnicity and gender, February 2020, April 2020, December 2023, and January 2024

characteristic February 2020 April 2020 December 2023 January 2024
White men 69.6% 60.5% 67.7% 67.5%
White women 56.6% 47.1% 55.5% 56.0%
Black men 63.7% 53.1% 66.0% 65.7%
Black women 60.8% 49.6% 60.2% 59.9%
Latinx men 78.2% 64.3% 75.3% 75.6%
Latinx women 59.1% 45.2% 58.5% 58.1%

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.