Q. How concerned are you that you or some member of your immediate family will lose their job in the next year or so: very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned?
|16 Feb 09||27 Apr 09||8 Jun 09||6 Jul 09||31 Aug 09||5 Oct 09||18 Jan 10|
|Not at all concerned||29%||23%||35%||32%||37%||40%||40%|
|No employees in the immediate family||5%||5%||8%||6%||5%||5%||8%|
45% of people are very/somewhat concerned that they or a member of their immediate family will lose their job in the next year or so, 40% are not concerned at all. This is the lowest level of concern regarding job loss that has been recorded in the Essential Report since we began tracking this question in February 2009.
Females were more likely than males to be very/somewhat concerned over job loss (47% v 41%).
People in part-time work were more likely than those in full-time work to be concerned over job loss (55% v 45%).
Coalition voters were more likely than Labor voters to be very/somewhat concerned (52% v 43%).
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