Summary of Findings : Special Survey
The COVID-19 and the resulting Movement Control Order have greatly impacted the lives of many Malaysians.
Other than the health risks, the stress on the economy and employment are also of concern to many people.
The Department of Statistics Malaysia conducted an online survey of 168,182 respondents aged 15 and above from the 23rd – 31st March 2020 to better understand the effects of Covid-19 on the economy and individual.
Diagram shows the percentage of respondents per sector who have lost their jobs to date due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
More than 71.4% of self-employed respondents have less than ONE month of savings,
Diagram looks at the percentage of self-employed worker who have lost their jobs and the decline in income for those who are still employed.