A more comprehensive look at unemployment rates: Unemployment rates for select workers by race/ethnicity and gender, December 2019 and December 2020

December 2019 December 2020
White men 2.7% 5.8%
White women 2.8% 5.7%
Black men 5.9% 10.4%
Black women 5.4% 8.4%
Latinx men 3.2% 8.8%
Latinx women 4.6% 9.1%


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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.

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

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