Pandemic Preparedness and Response

5 charts that explain how COVID-19 has affected employment in OECD countries

"...the pandemic has presented governments with a chance to address all of these issues as vaccination programmes bring the hope of recovery." Image: UNSPLASH/Gabriella Clare Marino

Annabel Walker

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this chart shows that the OECD predicts an uneven return to pre-pandemic employment levels.
The OECD predicts an uneven return to pre-pandemic employment levels. Image: OECD

this chart shows how periods of unemployment have grown longer during the pandemic
Periods of unemployment have grown longer during the pandemic. Image: OECD

this chart shows how unemployment remains stubbornly high among OECD nations.
Unemployment remains stubbornly high among OECD nations. Image: OECD

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this chart shows how young people have been hit hard by unemployment and will see a slower recovery.
Young people have been hit hard by unemployment and will see a slower recovery. Image: OECD

this chart shows that working from home was not an option for many during the pandemic
Working from home was not an option for many during the pandemic. Image: OECD

this diagram shows how the Covid-19 pandemic has hit jobs in OECD countries and around the world.
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit jobs in OECD countries and around the world. Image: OECD
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