Coronavirus rings in the changes
The financial support that governments in most advanced economies have made available during the crisis is unprecedented. Still, the economic damage has been severe. Taking the example of the UK, we show in charts what the high-level impact of Covid-19 has been on jobs, incomes and businesses and how mobility, air travel and electricity consumption patterns have changed. We look at the fallout in two industries we know well, telecoms and water, and analyse property data to see what working from home has been doing to London property prices. Answer: people are heading for the leafy suburbs.