Financial situation during Covid-19 outbreak

Apr 21, 2020

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

NET: Agree 20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
I do not expect the Covid-19 will impact my income 23% 23% 24% 26% 24%
I have sufficient savings to deal with a short-term loss of income 27% 29% 28% 32% 26%
I will struggle with a short-term loss of income, but will get by 32% 33% 31% 23% 29%
I will be in serious financial stress with short-term loss of income 18% 16% 16% 20% 21%
Base (n) 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 23% 18% 26% 14% 23% 46%
I have sufficient savings to deal with a short-term loss of income 27% 24% 29% 31% 17% 34%
I will struggle with a short-term loss of income, but will get by 32% 37% 29% 38% 33% 16%
I will be in serious financial stress with short-term loss of income 18% 21% 16% 17% 28% 4%
Base (n) 1,051 405 646 533 268 202

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