Percentage of people worldwide aware of coronavirus as of March 1, 2020, by country

Results from a recent survey show that as of March 1, the majority of the public were aware of coronavirus (COVID-19). This statistic shows the percentage of respondents worldwide who had heard of 'Coronavirus', 'Wuhan Virus' or 'COVID-19' as of March 1, 2020, by country.

Percentage of respondents worldwide who had heard of 'Coronavirus', 'Wuhan Virus' or 'COVID-19' as of March 1, 2020, by country

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

February 28 to March 1, 2020

Number of respondents

20,686 respondents

Supplementary notes

Original question: Before taking this survey, had you heard of 'Coronavirus', ‘Wuhan Virus’ or ‘COVID-19’?

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