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These 7 charts show COVID-19's effect on the US job market in March 

Nearly half a million workers in the leisure and hospitality industry lost their jobs in early to mid March. Image: REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Carmen Reinickle

Markets Insider Reporter , Business Insider

Andy Kiersz

Quant Reporter, Business Insider

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The unemployment rate in the US. Image: Andy Kiersz / Business Insider
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Unemployment and underemployment rate in the US. Image: Business Insider/Andy Kiersz
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Employment-to-population ration, age 25-54, in the US. Image: Business Insider/Andy Kiersz
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Labor force participation rate in the US. Image: Business Insider/Andy Kiersz
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Non-farm payroll jobs in the US. Image: Business Insider/Andy Kiersz
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Job changes by industry in the US. Image: Business Insider/Andy Kiersz
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Food services and drinking places employment in the US. Image: Business Insider/Andy Kiersz
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