5676.0.55.003 - Business Indicators, Business Impacts of COVID-19, April 2020  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/05/2020   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

Business Impacts of COVID-19 Survey

This publication provides information on the incidence and nature of impacts due to COVID-19, as experienced by businesses operating in Australia. The survey was conducted between 22 April and 28 April 2020.

Topics covered in this release include:

      • Business response to the JobKeeper Payment scheme;
      • Anticipated adverse business impacts due to COVID-19;
      • Business capital expenditure intentions.

The collection was conducted through a telephone based business survey between 22 April and 28 April 2020, with a sample size of 2,014 businesses. The final response rate was 60%.

This release forms part of the suite of additional products that the ABS is producing to measure the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Future information collected in this survey will evolve to maintain relevance in a changing environment.