Household Impacts visual summary (cycle 6)
Household impacts of COVID-19 include well-being, behavioural and social measures.
- During restrictions 87% of Australians spent less on eating at cafés, restaurants, pubs or bars, 73% on public transport, including taxis and ride sharing, 64% on personal care, 44% on clothing and footwear, and 27% on household furnishings and equipment.
- 94% expect their household to be able to pay bills received in the next three months.
- Three in five Australians with jobs attended their workplace in person in the previous week, and another 18% intend to in the next four weeks.
- 29% of Australians intend to go on an international holiday once travel restrictions ease.
- 55% intend to go on a domestic holiday. One in five of those intend to go within the next month, and a further two in three intend to go within the next six months.
- Almost three in four went shopping in physical retail stores in the previous week.
- Three in four have dined in at a restaurant or café or intend to in the next four weeks.
- More than three in four have or intend to use public recreational areas including beaches, parks or playgrounds.