How SaskWatch members are coping with COVID-19
In our continued curiosity of knowing how SaskWatch members are holding up with COVID-19, here’s what they told us in week twelve (June 9 to 11)…
We surveyed 400 Saskatchewan residents on our consumer panel, SaskWatch Research®, each week.
The word cloud below shows how people are feeling in week twelve – in a single word:
Self-reported mental health has now held steady for the last month, with two thirds describing themselves as happy:
Stress levels due to COVID-19 decrease for the first time since the beginning of May. Outlook for the weeks ahead remains steady, with more people believing things will stay the same for the near future:
For the first time, the largest proportion of residents are more concerned about the economy rather than the economy and the virus combined:
As the province enters Phase 3, comfort participating in several activities has increased over the past week. In particular, comfort going to restaurants, attending indoor gatherings and visiting extended family and friends increases significantly:
Compared to life before the pandemic, Saskatchewan residents expect they will travel for work, vacation out of the country or have household members participate in registered activities less often. However, more residents expect to work from home:
About two in five Saskatchewan residents plan to visit a newly reopened restaurant within the next two weeks. More residents have seen their household expenses decrease over the past two months than those who have seen them increase:
Since March 23, 2020, we started sharing a few brief insights from our online community, SaskWatch Research®. As we monitor and trend the results by week, we will share the information with you as we get it.