The Fine Print: The Hardest Job Is Finding One

The Fine Print: The Hardest Job Is Finding One

A look at job losses across the state in 2020.

Minnesota lost 238,056 jobs in 2020. By the end of the year, the state had regained only 36 percent of jobs lost when the pandemic first hit. The leisure and hospitality sector, which includes bars and restaurants, accounted for 49 percent of the job losses in the state. Curiously, government and health care were also hit hard. All sectors lost jobs; the categories faring better simply lost fewer. 

graph of jobs lost

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