Statistical analysis and graphics from advertising and location accuracy firm, Location Sciences, reveal how UK commuters have adapted under lockdown.The movement pattern analysis shows:
- 75% drop in commuters passing through transit stations, and a 55% drop in movement to workplaces:
- 80% reduction in commuter movement in London
- 65% reduction in commuter movement in Manchester
When location data is collected in a consented and transparent manner it is extremely powerful to solve societal problems. Across the location data industry there are a number of players stepping up in response to support governments and businesses through this challenging time. Ongoing analysis by skilled engineers and data scientists is critical to understand the true effectiveness of social distancing.
Mark Slade, CEO, Location Sciences