Essential Report

Changing behaviour due to Covid-19

Apr 14, 2020

Q. Have you changed your behaviour in any of the following ways since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak?

  13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
Increased personal hygiene measures (e.g. hand washing) 76% 78% 79% 72%
Limited attending social spaces, shops, restaurants or group events 76% 82% 75% 60%
Stopped physical greetings (e.g. shaking hands, kissing, hugging) 75% 78% 73% 60%
Bought additional groceries to stock-up 37% 38% 41% 33%
Reduced use of cash to pay for purchases 52% 50% 43% 23%
Changed working patterns (e.g. changed hours, or working from home) 32% 33% 33% 20%
None of these 5% 3% 5% 12%
Base (n) 1,068 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

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