Black workers are more likely than other workers to be in front-line jobs: Black workers as a share of all workers in a given industry
|Black workers’ share of workers in the industry|
|Grocery, convenience & drugstore workers||14.2%|
|Public transit workers||26.0%|
|Trucking, warehouse & postal service workers||18.2%|
|Building cleaning services workers||12.6%|
|Health care workers||17.5%|
|Child care & social services workers||19.3%|
Notes: The front-line industry categories used here are the categories used in the CEPR report (see Source below for more information). Sample is a 2014–2018 five-year estimate.
Source: EPI analysis of data from the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) report A Basic Demographic Profile of Workers in Frontline Industries (April 2020).