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Unemployment surges in Australia’s more affluent suburbs and inner-city areas due to coronavirus pandemic – ABC News

A new analysis of social services payments reveals unemployment has jumped not just in areas with existing high unemployment but also relatively affluent suburb…

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A new analysis of social services payments has revealed a jump in unemployment in relatively affluent suburban and inner-city areas, as well as communities that already had high numbers of jobless people before the pandemic.
Key points:

  • Data analysis firm The Art of More has developed a new way of measuring unemployment
  • Their figures show that jobs even in affluent areas have been hard hit by the pandemic
  • Social services organisations fear a surge in homelessness is im…

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