Survey issued by the National Federation of Industry (CNIOn Wednesday (28) it showed that 46% of workers have seen their income drop or stoppage during the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus.
According to the survey, 32% of respondents noted a decrease in wage income, and 14% a total loss. For 41%, income was stable, with 10% increasing.
Over the next few months, 3% of workers expect a total loss of income, 9% expect a partial decline, and 83% believe there will be no change.
Eight out of 10 middle-class families lose income due to the epidemic
Cured only in 2022
The survey also indicated that 71% of Brazilians believe that the economy should only recover next year from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The survey also found that 70% of respondents said the pandemic’s impact on economic activity was too great. For 20%, it was pretty cool.
The survey released by CNI – titled Brazilians, Epidemic and Consumption – was carried out by the FSB Research Institute. This is the third edition of the survey. 2,010 people were interviewed by phone between April 16-20. The margin of error for the study is 2 percentage points, with a 95% confidence interval.
With such a reverse scenario, 71% of respondents said they had cut back their spending since the start of the pandemic. Among the reasons mentioned are the following:
- 30% have lost part or all of their income;
- 38% say they are unsure of the future. And the
- 27% demanded to close the deal.
According to the survey, 37% said this reduction would be permanent.