Young Black workers face far higher unemployment rates than other groups: Unemployment rate, by age groups and race/ethnicity, average for May 2021–April 2022
|Young adults, 16–24||Adults, 25+|
Note: AAPI refers to Asian American and Pacific Islander. Race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (i.e., white non-Hispanic, Black non-Hispanic, AAPI non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race).
Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata, EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, https://microdata.epi.org.