Financial situation during Covid-19 outbreak

Apr 28, 2020

Q. Which of the following best describes your financial situation during the Covid-19 outbreak?

  27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
I do not expect the Covid-19 will impact my income 27% 25% 23% 24% 26% 24%
I have sufficient savings to deal with a short-term loss of income 26% 27% 29% 28% 32% 26%
I will struggle with a short-term loss of income, but will get by 31% 31% 33% 31% 23% 29%
I will be in serious financial stress with short-term loss of income 16% 17% 16% 16% 20% 21%
Base (n) 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

    Household Employment
  Total Have dependent children Do not have dependent children In paid employment Not in paid employment Retired
I do not expect the Covid-19 will impact my income 27% 22% 30% 17% 29% 52%
I have sufficient savings to deal with a short-term loss of income 26% 25% 27% 31% 18% 25%
I will struggle with a short-term loss of income, but will get by 31% 36% 28% 35% 33% 18%
I will be in serious financial stress with short-term loss of income 16% 17% 15% 17% 20% 5%
Base (n) 1,054 349 705 546 261 219

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