Changed behavior due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Switzerland in 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Switzerland has made the population reconsider its daily activities, especially in light of restrictions implemented by the government to prevent the virus spreading further. Based on a survey conducted in March 2020, the majority of respondents stated they would stay at home more frequently, as well as talk to their friends and family on the phone or online.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which activities will you likely pursue more or less frequently than usual?

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

March 18-24, 2020

Number of respondents


Age group

15-79 years

Special properties

Swiss residential population weighted by gender, age groups, region, household size and occupation

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* According to the source, the survey was conducted in the following Swiss regions: German-speaking Switzerland, Western Switzerland and Ticino.

This was asked during the survey in the following wording: "Please state, based on the following list, which activities you would pursue more or less frequently than usual, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19)."

Percentages deviating from 100 percent are most likely due to rounding.

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