Business activity How does activity in Europe compare with elsewhere?

Dining out at restaurants and traffic congestion both provide an indication of how much countries around the world are opening up as the pandemic eases.

04 Jun 2020
  • Germany has the highest level of both dining-out and relative traffic congestion among countries examined.
  • Ireland and the UK have higher congestion than the US but very little dining-out activity.
  • Activity in Mexico is low on both measures.

Dining-Out Index and Relative Traffic Congestion

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, OpenTable, TomTom