- The main difference between pre and post the Covid-19 outbreak, which is seen across the board, is the proportion of residents currently ‘furloughed’ (eight percentage point increase).
- A lower proportion of residents are currently retired – some may have come out of retirement to help out with essential services, or perhaps for financial reasons.
Base 1,642 (prior); 1,752 (current)
This chart shows that 45% of residents are employed full time and that the main difference between pre and post the Covid-19 outbreak, which is seen across the board, is the proportion of residents currently ‘furloughed’ (an eight percentage point increase to 10%).
Key differences by demographic
Those aged 25-34 saw the biggest reduction in the proportion currently working full time – an eight percentage point difference.
Households on the lowest income (less than £20,000) were less likely to be working full time, and more likely to be furloughed (18 percentage point increase) or unemployed (seven percentage point increase).
A higher proportion of households with children were furloughed compared to those without children.
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) residents were far more likely to have been furloughed compared to white respondents.