Coronavirus and the latest indicators for the UK economy and society: 3 December 2020

Released: 3 December 2020 9:30am
Next release: 10 December 2020


Early experimental data on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the UK economy and society. These faster indicators are created using rapid response surveys, novel data sources and experimental methods.



  • Weekly shipping indicators

    Daily and weekly data showing weekday adjusted ship visits to and from selected UK ports. These are official statistics in development. Source: exactEarth.

  • Online weekly price changes

    The online price changes for a selection of food and drink products from several large UK retailers. These data are experimental estimates developed to deliver timely indicators to help better understand real time economic activity and social change in the UK.

  • Online job advert estimates

    Weekly snapshot of online job advert indices covering the UK job market. These are official statistics in development. Source: Adzuna.

  • Traffic camera activity

    Daily data showing weekday adjusted busyness indices using traffic camera data to monitor flows of cars, pedestrians, cyclists, buses and commercial vehicles for selected cities and regions of the UK. These are official statistics in development. Source: Transport for London, Transport for Greater Manchester

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