Millennials And Generation Z Hit Hardest By Unemployment


In the pandemic, millennials and Gen Z were clobbered hard with job losses.



Millennials and Generation Z Hit Hard

  • In 2020 Millennials were 24 to 39 years old.
  • In 2020 Generation Z 8-23 years old.
  • In 2020 Generation X was 40 to 55 years old.
  • In 2020 Boomers were 56-74 years old.

Unemployment by Age Group 2020-11 Table


Unemployment by Age Group 2000-Present


Unemployment by Age Group 2000-present 2020-11


Millennials Hit Hard in Great Recession 


  • In 2009 Millennials were 13 to 28 years old.
  • In 2009 Generation X was 29 to 44 years old.
  • In 2009 Boomers were 45-63 years old.

This is the second time in about 10 years that millennials were hard hit by recessions.

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