Multi-sector How is the Coronavirus affecting traffic in Europe?

UBS Evidence Lab uses data on traffic congestion as a gauge of economic activity. This dataset covers 300+ cities in 30+ countries. It is currently updated weekly but will soon be updated daily.

17 Apr 2020
  • Relative congestion in the UK remains well below Germany.
  • Congestion in Russia began to decline later than in other countries but fell precipitously in late March. It is now among the lowest in Europe.
  • Congestion in Poland has stayed high relative to elsewhere in Europe.

Congestion in 2020 relative to 2019 average

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, TomTom