Multi-sector How is the Coronavirus affecting traffic worldwide?

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

08 Apr 2020
  • Relative traffic congestion in London has fallen recently and is now close to Milan levels, though it remains higher than in New York and Mumbai.
  • Japan, Russia, and China have the highest congestion relative to 2019 levels.
  • Congestion in the US and UK is well below the 2019 average.
  • India, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia have the lowest congestion relative to 2019 levels.

Congestion relative to 2019 average - New York, London, Milan, Mumbai

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, TomTom