Data on the economic and social impact of the corona pandemic

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Reliable information, as provided by official statistics, is particularly important in the current situation. On this dedicated page, you will find a continuously updated collection of current results and infographicss that illustrate the social and economic situation in Austria.

COVID-19 prevalence study

COVID-19 prevalence study: maximum 0.15% of Austrian population infected with SARS-CoV-2 (press release)

SARS-CoV-2 infected people 21st –24th April 2020 (infographics, only available in German)

Well-being and fears of the population in the Corona crisis (infographics, only available in German)


Persons aged 65 and over

Population aged 65 years and older by municipalities (STATatlas)

Average Age by Municipalities (STATatlas)

Population by age and sex (webpage)

Care services

Federal long-term care allowance (webpage)

Care services and people living in nursing homes (webpage)

Persons living in retirement homes by sex and age (infographics, only available in German)

Weekly deaths

Deaths of older people above average from 16 March to 5 April 2020 (press release)

Deaths in Austria since 2000 by calendar week (Open Data)

People died with main residence in homes for the elderly and disabled (XLSX, table only available in German)

Living arrangements

Families by type of family and number of children (XSLX, in German)

Single-parent households (German press release; table 1)

Average household size (XSLX)

People aged 65 and older living alone (infographics, only available in German)


Intensive care beds per 100 000 of the population (infographics, only available in German)

Labour market

Austrian labour market at the beginning of the corona crisis (press release)

First effects of the corona crisis on the labour market (Schnellbericht, only available in German)

Women and men in systemically relevant occupations and their income (infographics, only available in German)


Child care facilities (webpage)

Number of children in child care facilities (infographics, only available in German)

School attendance (webpage)

Pupils in transfer classes (infographics, only available in German)

Pupils in their last year of high school (infographics, only available in German)

University students (webpage)


Decreases in current tourism winter season 2019/20 due to lockdown in March (press release)

Austrian summer tourism largely depends on German and Austrian guests (press release)

Tourism March 2020 vs. March 2019 (infographics, only available in German)

Retail trade

Retail sales: March 2020 vs. March 2019 (infographics, only available in German)

Turnover of Austrian retail trade decreased by 12.9% in March 2020; -29.0% in the non-food area (press release)

Consumer prices

     Inflation decreased to 1.5% in April 2020 (HICP: 1.5%)

Foreign trade

Foreign trade January to February 2020: decrease in imports (-6.3%) and exports (-4.9%) (press release)

Industry and Construction

Turnover in industry and construction decreased by 4.9% in January 2020; construction +5.3% (press release)

Production index in February 2020 decreased by 2.3% compared to February 2019 (press release)

Construction costs for roads and bridges again decreased in April 2020 (press release)


Crop production in the 2018/19 agricultural year slightly decreased (press release)


Commercial aviation 2019: passenger volume increased by 14.1% compared to 2018 (press release)

Interactive map on commercial aviation (STATatlas)

Almost one third fewer one-day registrations of passenger cars in the first quarter of 2020 (press release)

Registrations of used passenger cars decreased by 48.7% in March 2020 (press release)

Passenger car registrations fell by two thirds in April 2020 (press release)