Share of businesses that made operational changes due to COVID-19 in Australia 2020

In March 2020, 38 percent of businesses in Australia sought to renegotiate rent or lease arrangements as an operational response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Australian businesses were also just as likely to have changed their method of service or product delivery. Interestingly, just over a quarter of businesses brought forward plans to invest, compared to 16 percent of businesses that differed or cancelled investment plans.

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Share of businesses that made operational changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia in March 2020, by change

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Release date

April 2020



Survey time period

March 30 to April 3, 2020

Number of respondents

3,000 respondents

Special properties

businesses trading in the week commencing March 30

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Respondents could select more than one option.

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