Google data shows Aylesbury residents movements have changed massively since Coronavirus outbreak

Google data published over the weekend has shown how Aylesbury Vale has ground to a halt during the Coronavirus panedmic.

Monday, 6th April 2020, 11:41 am
Updated Monday, 6th April 2020, 11:42 am

Local residents have been following government advice - with visits to shops, museums and cafes in the UK having fallen by 85% since the Coronavirus shutdown.

The technology firm's anonymised data of people's locations provides an insight into how the public are moving around during the pandemic.

The information comes from products such as Google Maps, the company said.

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Google analytics has seen a huge decrease in traffic

Across Buckinghamshire, retail and recreation movement is down a huge 85%

Transit stations, such as bus and train have seen a 74% drop in traffic. The only people that should be using these services are now keyworkers.

Grocery and pharmacy shops are down 45% in traffic - as citizens are now advised to only make essential trips to the shops.

Residential areas showed a 15% increase in traffic as residents stayed home.

This data has been collected during the period between 16 February and 29 March.

Across the United Kingdom, trips to outdoor spaces such as parks and beaches fell 52%.