By October 2020, people were most optimistic they would hold onto their job, although the impact of the COVID-19 recession was affecting the average working hours of men more than women. Around 1.3 billion work hours were estimated to have been lost to the COVID-19 recession.
It’s estimated the COVID-19 recession has led to a loss of production equal to $47 billion or 1.3 billion hours.
Those who were employed in February lost an average of 168 hours between Feb and October 2020
Men lost more work hours than women who are estimated to be back to pre covid working hours by October (an average of 18 hours a week)
The expected probability an employed person may lost their job in 12 months has improved from 25% in August to 23% in October
|Variable description||Grouped by Average Estimated/Expected hours and sex|
|Variable time span||February 2020 - October 2020|
|Published by||ANU Poll|