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Coronavirus lockdown to hit low-paid, young and women hardest, warns IFS

The low-paid, young people and women are likely to be the hardest hit by the coronavirus shutdown of businesses including restaurants, hotels, pubs, retailers and transport services.

Coronavirus lockdown to hit low-paid, young and women hardest, warns IFS
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  • Shared by the Guardian
  • April 06, 2020
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Low earners are seven times as likely as high earners to work in a business sector that has shut down, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The body’s analysis found a third of the bottom 10% of earners worked in the worst-hit sectors, against one in 20 (5%) of those in the top 10%.

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