How coronavirus has hit employment in G7 economies

30 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits over the last six weeks. Image: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Harry Kretchmer

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Jobless claims have fallen in the US after an initial surge. Image: Business Insider / Employment and Training Administration
Most of the world's workers live in countries where workplaces have temporarily closed. Image: ILO
A quarter of the UK’s workforce has registered for a government scheme that pays 80% of wages. Image: UK furlough TUC Credit: TUC/ONS

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High-income countries have fewer informally employed workers, reducing the number of potential job losses. Image: ILO

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