Economic expectations

Apr 28, 2020

Q. Which of the following is closer to your expectations of what will happen to the economy following the Covid-19 situation?

  27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04
The economy will rebound within 2-3 months and grow just as strong or stronger than before Covid-19 13% 11% 12% 11%
The economy will be impacted for 6-12 months or longer and will stagnate or show slow growth thereafter 49% 47% 49% 51%
Covid-19 will have long lasting impact on the economy and the country will fall into a lengthy recession 28% 30% 27% 29%
Unsure 10% 11% 11% 9%
Base (n) 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069

 

    Gender Age Group
Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
The economy will rebound within 2-3 months and grow just as strong or stronger than before Covid-19 13% 14% 11% 20% 11% 8%
The economy will be impacted for 6-12 months or longer and will stagnate or show slow growth thereafter 49% 53% 46% 53% 49% 47%
Covid-19 will have long lasting impact on the economy and the country will fall into a lengthy recession 28% 27% 30% 17% 30% 36%
Unsure 10% 6% 13% 10% 9% 9%
Base (n) 1,054 526 528 343 332 379

 

 

 

 

Economic expectations

Apr 21, 2020

Q. Which of the following is closer to your expectations of what will happen to the economy following the Covid-19 situation?

  20/04 13/04 06/04
The economy will rebound within 2-3 months and grow just as strong or stronger than before Covid-19 11% 12% 11%
The economy will be impacted for 6-12 months or longer and will stagnate or show slow growth thereafter 47% 49% 51%
Covid-19 will have long lasting impact on the economy and the country will fall into a lengthy recession 30% 27% 29%
Unsure 11% 11% 9%
Base (n) 1,051 1,068 1,069

 

    Gender Age Group
Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
The economy will rebound within 2-3 months and grow just as strong or stronger than before Covid-19 11% 14% 9% 17% 9% 9%
The economy will be impacted for 6-12 months or longer and will stagnate or show slow growth thereafter 47% 45% 48% 48% 45% 47%
Covid-19 will have long lasting impact on the economy and the country will fall into a lengthy recession 30% 30% 31% 22% 34% 35%
Unsure 11% 12% 11% 13% 12% 10%
Base (n) 1,051 525 526 341 325 385
  • Economic expectations are similar to last week, with just under half of people (47%) thinking Covid-19 will impact the economy for up to a year, with slow growth following.

Economic expectations

Apr 14, 2020

Q. Which of the following is closer to your expectations of what will happen to the economy following the Covid-19 situation?

  13/04 06/04
The economy will rebound within 2-3 months and grow just as strong or stronger than before Covid-19 12% 11%
The economy will be impacted for 6-12 months or longer and will stagnate or show slow growth thereafter 49% 51%
Covid-19 will have long lasting impact on the economy and the country will fall into a lengthy recession 27% 29%
Unsure 11% 9%
Base (n) 1,068 1,069

 

    Gender Age Group
Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
The economy will rebound within 2-3 months and grow just as strong or stronger than before Covid-19 12% 13% 11% 12% 13% 11%
The economy will be impacted for 6-12 months or longer and will stagnate or show slow growth thereafter 49% 51% 48% 52% 49% 48%
Covid-19 will have long lasting impact on the economy and the country will fall into a lengthy recession 27% 26% 29% 23% 28% 30%
Unsure 11% 10% 13% 12% 10% 11%
Base (n) 1,068 537 531 343 340 385
  • Little change in the economic expectations from last week, with half of people (49%) think Covid-19 will impact the economy for up to a year, with slow growth following. A further 27% believe the impact will be even more devastating, with long-lasting impact and recession.

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