Multi-sector How are people responding to the virus in different countries?

People around the world have had different responses to Covid-19. UBS Evidence Lab combined multiple consumer surveys to provide a broad and deep understanding of how the virus is affecting people's daily lives.

17 Apr 2020
  • Consumers in Asia appear to be less concerned than in the US, though a higher sharereport changing their behavior.
  • China has seen the largest increase in purchasing health insurance.
  • The decision to purchase health insurance appears to be correlated with level of concernabout the virus in various countries.

Share who are not concerned about Covid-19

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Toluna, Kantar

Share who have changed behavior

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Toluna, Kantar

Share who have increased health insurance

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Toluna, Kantar

Increased health insurance vs. concern

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Toluna, Kantar