Connect with us

Breaking News

Democratic States Lost Double The Jobs Republican States Lost During Pandemic

Published

on

Man protesting against lockdowns-Democratic States Lost Double The Jobs Republican States Lost During Pandemic-ss-Featured

States where residents opted to vote for President Joe Biden in the 2020 election, saw more jobs lost during the coronavirus pandemic compared to those where residents opted to vote for former President Donald Trump, as per a new report.

According to an analysis by Daily Mail, between February and December 2020, states in the country that decided to side with Biden had a 6.2% drop in the number of people employed. Meanwhiles, those who sided with Trump only saw a 2.5% decline. The UK paper’s report also said that 13 states that experienced the lowest decline lean mostly Republican. These are lead by the states of Alaska and Utah, both of which enjoyed an increase in the employment rate. Alaska increased by 0.7% and Utah by 0.3% respectively.

Also, the way US states reacted to the pandemic varied. Democratic states have decided to put more restrictive rules in place compared to Republican ones. However, analysis has found that there’s only a small difference in the outcome with regards to containing the spread of COVID-19.

The Daily Mail analyzed the US Bureau of Labor Statistics data to study the change in each state’s civilian labor force. They studied the data between February and December 2020.

Up Next:

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Copyright © 2020 Breaking News Alerts. This copyrighted material may not be republished without express permission. The information presented here is for general educational purposes only. MATERIAL CONNECTION DISCLOSURE: You should assume that this website has an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the persons or businesses mentioned in or linked to from this page and may receive commissions from purchases you make on subsequent web sites. You should not rely solely on information contained in this email to evaluate the product or service being endorsed. Always exercise due diligence before purchasing any product or service. This website contains advertisements.

[email]
[email]