Q. Once the Covid-19 outbreak is over and restrictions are eased, how long do you think it will be before you are back in paid work?
THOSE WHO LOST WORK DUE TO COVID-19 (n=134)
|I don’t think I’ll find paid work again||10%|
|I think it will take a long time for me to find paid work||36%|
|I don’t think I’ll be back straight away but I’m confident I’ll find paid work fairly quickly||36%|
|I’ll be back in paid work straight away||18%|
|I won’t be looking for paid work after the restrictions are eased||1%|
- Less than one in five of those who have been made unemployed since Covid-19 think they’ll be back in work straight away (18%).
- 36% think it will take them a long time to find paid work and 10% think they may not find paid work again.
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