June 2, 2020

Which In-Home Activities Have US Internet Users Been Doing Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic? (% of respondents, May 2020)


This chart shows the in-home activities that internet users in the United States have been conducting more frequently since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Activities listed include creating/uploading video (e.g., YouTube and TikTok), watching more shows/films via streaming services (e.g., ... Netflix and Disney+), listening to streaming services (e.g., Spotify and Apple Music), spending longer on social media (e.g., Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and watching more news, among others.More


Data is from the June 2020 GlobalWebIndex report titled "Coronavirus Research Release: Multi-Market Research Wave 4." 17,143 internet users worldwide ages 16-64 were surveyed online during May 19-26, 2020. The survey was conducted in Australia (n=1,053), Belgium (n=544), Brazil (n=1,041), Canada (n=770), China (n=1,050), France (n=1,033), Germany (n=1,062), India (n=1,072), Ireland (n=532), Italy (n=1,069), Japan (n=788), New Zealand (n=554), Philippines (n=764), Poland (n=559), Romania (n=534), Singapore (n=770), South Africa (n=531), Spain (n=1,086), the UK (n=1,068) and the US (n=1,263). Responses in each country have been weighted for age, gender and education level. Given the speed of this survey in response to the coronavirus, some countries had comparatively few responses in the 16-24 or 55-64 age groups. Where necessary, weightings have been combined with adjacent age groups.