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Published: 15 July 2020 , [Missing text '/pagetypes/nescardpage/atFull' for 'English'] 13:50

The young and elderly say they feel worried about the future

Both young and elderly people state that they take a serious view of the consequences of the pandemic. In the 18-29 age group, 66 per cent say they are concerned about how our welfare system will cope with the effects of the spread of the coronavirus. The same figure for the 65-79 age group is 69 per cent.

Eight out of ten respondents to the survey also state that they feel concerned about increased unemployment, and more than half state that they are concerned that medical care services will not have sufficient capacity to care for all those who become ill.

About the survey

The aim is to survey the public on a continuous basis regarding e g the degree of concern about various possible consequences of covid-19, trust in various stakeholders’ management of its spread, and what measures people are taking to reduce the risk of being exposed themselves. In total, just over 11,600 people have responded to the survey.

Target group and sample

The general public aged 18–79. The sample is drawn randomly from Kantar Sifo’s online panel. The ambition is to carry out 100 interviews net per day. The survey has been going on since 21 March 2020.


Data collection is done using an online survey produced by Kantar Sifo.

The report from Kantar Sifo

Published: 15 July 2020 , [Missing text '/pagetypes/nescardpage/atFull' for 'English'] 13:50

Latest reviewed: 15 July 2020

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