Updated early results are now available for I Lost My Gig Canada’s COVID-19 Impact Survey. As of April 12, 2020, 687 respondents report a total of 23,864 gigs lost or at-risk (36 average / person), and a total of $14,983,266 lost or at-risk income ($22,806 average / person) in 2020. 31% of all lost or at-risk gigs and 43% of lost or at-risk income are expected in the first six months of 2020. 100% of respondents expect their arts/culture-related income will be reduced in 2020, with 83% expecting their income will be severely reduced. To date, 70% of respondents are women, and 43% earned less than $20,000 from the arts, culture, or related activities in 2019.
The survey is open throughout 2020. Share your story today!