Workforce and Employment

COVID-19 and the impact on part time jobs

The COVID-19 recession took its toll on jobs - especially part-time employment. Image: UNSPLASH/Yoav Aziz

Jonathan Wadsworth

Professor of Economics, Royal Holloway College, University of London

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The net loss of jobs due to the pandemic mostly fell under the category of part time jobs. Image: Labour Force Survey
The share of part-time jobs amongst these demographics has decreased in 2021 compared to 2019. Image: LSE

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'The distribution of part-time jobs by pay shifted over the course of the pandemic.' Image: LSE
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