While unemployment skyrocketed for Black and white workers in the COVID-19 labor market, the unemployment rate is higher for Black workers: Unemployment rates by race, and by race and gender, February–April 2020
|All white workers||3.1%||4.0%||14.2%|
|All Black workers||5.8%||6.7%||16.7%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Note: White refers to non-Hispanic whites, Black refers to Blacks alone.
Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey public data.