Self-Employed Hit Hard by Pandemic

chart showing pandemic-related business closuresSelf-Employed Adults Hit Harder by Pandemic-Related Business Downturns in Hardest-Hit States

The U.S. Census Bureau

First published June 2020

Self-employed workers in states where businesses are hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic are more likely to face economic hardships, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau’s experimental Household and Small Business Pulse surveys.

Creating jobs and running small businesses are just a couple of examples of the vital roles self-employed workers play in the U.S. economy.


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