Asian American unemployment is surging during the pandemic

Unemployment rates among Asian Americans have long been lower than those of white Americans. But the pandemic has changed all that.

The economic impact of the pandemic on Asian Americans is unusual because historically their unemployment rates have been very low—even lower than those of white Americans. In December 2019, when the overall unemployment rate was 3.5%, Asian American unemployment hovered at just 2.5%.

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