The coronavirus pandemic continued to dominate worldwide in the second quarter of 2021, even as the broader global economy saw promising improvements overall.
With about one-half (24 of 49 analyzed) of countries reporting decreases in their national unemployment rates, optimism still seems to be increasing – albeit cautiously. However, national unemployment rates continued to vary between countries.
So what is prompting these disparities?
View our 2Q 2021 Global Labor Market Report below for insight on:
- How vaccine rollout and the coronavirus pandemic are still affecting economies
- What new supply and demand needs mean for economic recovery
- Where global consumer confidence and spending currently stand
- What to expect of the global labor market in the second half of 2021