5676.0.55.003 - Business Indicators, Business Impacts of COVID-19, June 2020  
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Business Impacts of COVID-19 Survey, June 2020

This publication provides information on the incidence and nature of impacts due to COVID-19, as experienced by businesses operating in Australia.

Topics covered in this release include:

      • Modifications to business operations;
      • Subjects and sources of external advice sought by business;
      • Changes in business revenue compared to same time last year;
      • Length of time business operations could be supported by available cash on hand.

The collection was conducted through a telephone survey between 10 June and 17 June 2020, with a sample size of 2,000 businesses. The final response rate was 72% (1,431 responding businesses).

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