Of those that moved in with family, 57% said it was to save money, but 47.9% said they were helping family financially, and 40.6% said they were living together to get through the pandemic. Nearly 30% of survey respondents reported moving to get out of a coronavirus hotspot.
While most people who chose to live with family noted positive effects of their decision, many have been living with anxiety about catching the virus, a loved one catching it, or the financial impacts of the virus. Stannah found that people who didn't move in with family were the most likely to report feeling stressed most of the time.
While the pandemic has created a lot of concerns for people, those who stayed with family during the pandemic reported stronger relationships and some positive mental health impacts. For a full look at the survey and more information, check out the full article by Stannah here.