Proportion of businesses intending to access JobKeeper in Australia 2020 by industry

In a survey or businesses in Australia between April 22 and 28, 2020, 80 percent of businesses in the construction industry indicated that they had registered, or intended to register, for the JobKeeper payment scheme. For the majority of industries over 50 percent of businesses indicated that they will access the payment.

For further information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please visit our dedicated Fact and Figures page.

Share of businesses that registered or intend to register for the JobKeeper payment scheme in Australia in 2020, by industry

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

April 22 to April 28, 2020

Number of respondents

2,000 respondents

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The survey is based on a random sample of approximately 2,000 units stratified by industry and derived employment size.

The JobKeeker payment scheme was introduced by the Australian government as an incentive for businesses to retain employees throughout the crisis. The scheme paid a wage subsidy to businesses for each eligible employee that remained in employment.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 / Month *
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia"

Further Content: You might find this interesting as well

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.