Brazil: working from home to prevent COVID-19 March 2020

As of March 2020, approximately 78 percent of people surveyed in Brazil stated that not going out to work was necessary to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. On the other hand, 37 percent of the respondents said that they had not left their homes to work during the days prior to the survey.

Share of respondents who thought it was necessary not to go out to work for preventing COVID-19 vs. share of respondents who did not go out to work in Brazil as of March 2020

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

March 18 to 20, 2020

Number of respondents

1,558 respondents

Special properties

all five Brazilian regions

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The questions were phrased by the source as follows: "Para prevenir contágio, você acha necessário:" and "Durante os últimos dias, por causa do coronavírus, você deixou de:".
Multiple answers were possible.

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