Coronavirus concerns

Jul 14, 2020

Q. To what extent are you concerned about the threat of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Australia?

  13/07 22/06 15/06 08/06 01/06 25/05 18/05 11/05 04/05 27/04
Very concerned 36% 25% 28% 27% 32% 30% 33% 34% 32% 39%
Quite concerned 48% 50% 45% 48% 49% 49% 47% 49% 46% 44%
Not that concerned 12% 21% 23% 21% 15% 16% 16% 14% 18% 13%
Not at all concerned 3% 4% 4% 5% 4% 5% 4% 3% 4% 3%
Base (n) 1,054 1,079 1,087 1,073 1,059 1,087 1,073 1,067 1,093 1,054

 

    State
  Total NSW VIC QLD SA WA
Very concerned 36% 42% 46% 25% 33% 26%
Quite concerned 48% 46% 45% 49% 44% 55%
Not that concerned 12% 8% 8% 19% 21% 13%
Not at all concerned 3% 3% 1% 6% 1% 7%
Base (n) 1,054 320 281 226 82 98

 

  • Concern about Covid-19 has increased from last month. In June 25% said they were very concerned about the threat of Covid-19 – this has increased to 36% this week.
  • Concern is highest in Victoria (46% are very concerned) and NSW (42%), while lower in Queensland (25% and Western Australia (26%).

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