(UK) Update 2021: COVID-19 and Mobility

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(UK) Update 2021: COVID-19 and Mobility

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(UK) Update 2021: COVID-19 and Mobility

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Introducing Google mobility data

In Greater London, COVID-19 cases in 2021 no longer track with mobility

People have spent much more time at home since March 2020

The lockdowns have driven essential and recreational trips

In Lockdown 1.0 mobility vanished in the City; it has not returned

London tracks broadly with the rest of the UK, but a return to ‘normal’ remains distant

The pandemic devastated cities in the West more than those in the East

Appendix: Methodology