Despite WA’s effective containment of COVID-19, the economic effects of the state’s pseudo-shutdown have been widely felt.

Compared to major trading partners, Australia has experienced reasonable success in avoiding the full impact of the virus outbreak. However, the pain of the crisis on consumers and businesses has not been shared equally.

A new CoreData COVID-19 Snapshot puts the spotlight on WA and examines the impact on the state, including:

• Individuals’ income, employment and ability to pay for essential items
• Whether life will ever return to “normal”
• Actions individuals have taken to address the pandemic’s impact
• Signs of economic resilience

You can read the full WA Snapshot by clicking on the image below: