Every aspect of how the 3,223,000 young people (15-24) across Australia live, learn and work has been forever changed by COVID-19 and it’s economic and social impacts. The effect of this will continue to be felt by young people in the decade to come.

The ‘How Young People are Faring during COVID-19’ National and Electorate Fact Sheets draw on data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and a nationally representative poll of 1,020 young people (18-24), conducted by Essential Research to reveal the key challenges facing young Australians across the country.