Brazil: change in consumer behavior due to COVID-19

According to a survey conducted in March 2020, 78 percent of respondents in Brazil only leave their homes when absolutely necessary, for example, to buy food or go to the bank. Moreover, seven out of ten respondents said they stopped going to the mall or to parks, whereas 68 percent were no longer eating out in restaurants or snack bars. When it comes to shopping behavior, 27 percent of respondents said that they bought more healthy and nutritious food than usual, while 22 percent were purchasing more cleaning products.

Change in behavior among consumers due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Brazil in March 2020

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

March 13 to 16, 2020

Number of respondents

500 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

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