What Will California Be Like In The Next 50 Years?


Because of the colossal impact that the coronavirus outbreak has had on the U.S. economy, less than half of Los Angeles County residents — 45% compared with 61% in mid-March — still hold a job, a decline of 16 percentage points, or an estimated 1.3 million jobs, according to findings from a national survey released Friday.
The survey also suggests that 25.5 million jobs have been potentially lost across the U.S. since mid-March, and that people of color, especially black Americans, are more likely to have lost their jobs since mid-March.
Nationally, 15% of white people said they had lost their jobs, while 18% of Latinos and 21% of blacks reported job losses.
But a significant majority of job losses, 67% nationally, were reported as temporary layoffs. Angelenos reported similar experiences.

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