This chart assortment takes a deep dive into employment knowledge to investigate how jobs and wages within the well being sector shrank and recovered through the coronavirus pandemic. Not like previous recessions, the well being sector noticed a giant drop in employment in early 2020 however started to get better by Might 2020. As of July 2022, the variety of People employed within the well being sector remained 0.5% decrease than in February 2020 (the earlier peak).
The info present that the variety of staff employed in nursing care and elder care continues to stay considerably beneath pre-pandemic ranges even after different well being settings recovered all or most of their misplaced jobs.
The chart assortment is accessible on the Peterson-KFF Well being System Tracker, an internet info hub devoted to monitoring and assessing the efficiency of the U.S. well being system