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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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