According to Mckinsey & Company The hardest were hit these categories:
- Non-agricultural private with close to 12%,
- Government workers with 10%,
- self-employed workers with 8%.
As we can see that in the non-agricultural private sector, leisure and hospitality was hit the hardest.
The states that were hit the hardest and had the highest increase since the last month were:
- Massachusetts with peak rate 17.4%,
- New Jersey with peak rate 16.6&,
- New York with peak rate 15.7%,
- Colorado with peak rate 10.5%,
- Arizona with peak rate 10%,
- Connecticut with peak rate 9.8%.
The highest unemployment rate was 14.70% in April of 2020 and has now dropped to 10.2% in July. The number of unemployed persons fell by 1.4 million to 16.3 million.