Report Overview

Regions driving the UK’s recovery: Clarity on mobility


Mobility plummeted in lockdowns, with weekends recovering quicker

Patterns have varied geographically, with cities more affected

Regional variation is evident across all categories of mobility, notably indicators related to work

Mobility troughs in lockdowns show that travel to work recovered faster outside cities

Income inequalities have widened as those with higher incomes, able to WFH, have saved more

Residents of more affluent areas are more likely to WFH and travelled to work less

Appendix: Methodology