Measuring the impacts of COVID-19


We are releasing a range of new statistics to help us all understand the impacts of COVID-19. Find out more about the ABS response to COVID-19, including announcements by the Australian Statistician, Dr David Gruen.


Labour

Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages in Australia
Released 30 June 2020
Experimental weekly estimates on the impact of COVID-19 on employee jobs and wages, sourced from Single Touch Payroll data.

Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly, May 2020 - Spotlight
Released 25 June 2020
Additional quarterly analysis of industry and occupation labour force survey data to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian labour market.

Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery - Spotlight
Released 25 June 2020
Additional detailed analysis of hours worked data to measure the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian labour market.

Labour Force, Australia - Spotlight
Released 18 June 2020
Additional analysis, including hours worked and flows into and out of employment, to measure the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian labour market.

Impacts of COVID-19 - Weekly Payroll Jobs Interactive Map
Released 17 June 2020
An interactive map examining the percentage change in payroll jobs since the week ending March 14th, by Statistical Area Level 4 (SA4).


Measuring the labour market impacts of COVID-19 – Feature Article
Released 15 April 2020
This article provides a summary of the ABS’ existing and new labour market products and the information they provide to understand the impacts of COVID-19.

At Risk Populations - Employment Distribution Interactive Map (Jobs in Australia)
Released 18 March 2020
A series of interactive maps examining the geographic distribution of people aged 50 and over who work across a range of industries.


Economy and industry

Business Indicators, Business Impacts of COVID-19
Released 24 June 2020
Impacts from COVID-19 experienced by businesses operating in Australia. Topics included in this release include business response to the announcement of the JobKeeper Payment scheme, anticipated adverse business impacts due to COVID-19 and business capital expenditure intentions.

International Merchandise Trade, Preliminary, Australia
Released 23 June 2020
Preliminary estimate for Australia's trade in goods on an original, current price (merchandise trade) basis.

Retail Trade, Preliminary
Released 19 June 2020
Preliminary retail turnover data to help measure the economic impact of COVID-19.

Methods changes during the COVID-19 period
Released 17 June 2020
A series of notes which describe key changes in the methods used to produce and disseminate ABS economic statistics during the COVID-19 period.

National Accounts March Quarter 2020 - Recorded Webinar
Released 15 June 2020
A recorded webinar outlining the impacts of COVID-19 on the March quarter 2020 national accounts including data sources, methods and treatment of new policies. Available on the ABS YouTube channel.

Economic measurement during COVID-19: Selected issues in the Economic Accounts
Released 28 May 2020
A series of notes which describe economic measurement within Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Government Finance Statistics and National Accounts.

Microdata: Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment, BLADE
Released 30 April 2020
Confidentialised data about all businesses that were active in the Australian economy in the 2018-19 financial year, supporting economic analysis prior to COVID-19 impacts. Register for free access to TableBuilder and create your own tables with Businesses in Australia, 2018-19.

COVID-19 and measuring the Consumer Price Index
Released 29 April 2020
Information about measuring the impact of COVID-19 on Australia's Consumer Price Index.


People and health

Household Impacts of COVID-19 Survey
Released 29 June 2020
This publication provides information about the impacts of COVID-19 on Australian households. Over a series of releases it will include data about changes to job status, stimulus packages, personal and household stressors, concerns about physical and mental health, precautions taken, lifestyle changes and more.

Provisional Mortality Statistics, Jan-Mar 2020
Released 24 June 2020
Provisional deaths data for measuring changes in patterns of mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery period.

Populations of Interest - Housing Characteristics Interactive Map
Released 23 June 2020
An interactive map examining housing characteristics including rented dwellings, lone person households, housing suitability and dwelling structure from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing.

Overseas Travel Statistics, Provisional
Released 16 June 2020
Provisional statistics on international travel based on initial border crossings, arriving in and departing from Australia, including tourism trips.

Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia - Feature Articles
Released 15 June 2020
Series of 9 feature articles containing additional state and territory level analysis of overseas visitor arrivals, as well as national and state and territory information on arrivals of international students.

At Risk Populations - Persons with Disability Interactive Maps
Released 8 May 2020
A series of interactive maps examining the geographic distribution of people with different levels of disability, across several age groups.

Populations of Interest - Unpaid Carers Interactive Maps
Released 8 May 2020
A series of interactive maps examining the geographic distribution of people providing unpaid care to those with disability or older people, across several age groups.

National Health Survey, Health Conditions - Datacube
Released 17 April 2020
Modelled small area estimates of chronic health conditions by age for Statistical Area Level 2.

At Risk Populations - Health Conditions Distribution Interactive Maps
Released 7 April 2020
A series of interactive maps examining the geographic distribution of people with a range of chronic health conditions, across several age groups.

At Risk Populations - Age Distribution Interactive Maps
Released 7 April 2020
A series of interactive maps examining the geographic distribution of people who are aged 60 years and older, 70 years and older, and 80 years and older as at 30 June 2020 (projected).


Statistical insights

Measuring the impacts of COVID-19, Mar-May 2020 - Feature Article
Released 11 June 2020
An article exploring economic, social, household, employment and industry impacts in Australia due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Additional statistical products - July release schedule

This schedule shows the expected release dates for the current month and while publications listed are usually released in accordance with the advertised release dates, in some circumstances release dates may change.


Release
Date

Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, May 2020 - Feature Articles
13 July 2020
Household Impacts of COVID-19 Survey
13 July 2020
Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages in Australia, Week ending 27 June 2020
14 July 2020
Overseas Travel Statistics, Provisional, June 2020
14 July 2020
Labour Force, Australia, June 2020 - Spotlight
16 July 2020
Provisional Mortality Statistics, Jan-Apr 2020
22 July 2020
Retail Trade, Preliminary, June 2020
22 July 2020
Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, June 2020 - Spotlight
23 July 2020
International Merchandise Trade, Preliminary, Australia, June 2020
24 July 2020
Household Impacts of COVID-19 Survey
27 July 2020
Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages in Australia, Week ending 11 July 2020
28 July 2020
Business Impacts of COVID-19 Survey
30 July 2020



Find out more about the ABS response to COVID-19 here.