4940.0 - Household Impacts of COVID-19 Survey, 10-15 June 2020  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/06/2020   
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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.