The economic impact on Victorian industry

The global pandemic has affected all parts of the economy.

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However the sectors most heavily affected are those centred around in-person experiences including hospitality, tourism, creative industries, and sport and recreation.

International border closures meant international education was affected as students from overseas deferred and then cancelled their return for the 2020 academic year.

By supporting these most affected industries – and the Victorians who rely on them for work – we can begin to rebuild our economy and play to our State’s strengths.

Change in employment by industry

Reviewed 22 November 2020

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