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ABS – Household impacts of COVID-19 survey

The latest issue of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report on the household impact of the CIVOD-19 pandemic was released on May 1st 2020.

Key findings include:

  • Nearly one third of Australians (31%) reported that their household finances had worsened due to COVID-19 in the period mid-March to mid-April, while one in seven (14%) reported an improvement.
  • One in four Australians aged 18 years and over (28%) reported receiving the first one-off $750 economic support payment from the Commonwealth Government; and
  • Compared to the¬†2017-18 National Health Survey¬†almost twice as many adults reported experiencing feelings associated with anxiety, such as nervousness or restlessness, at least some of the time.

Read the results of the survey here.

Website: Australian Bureau of Statistics

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