Survey: Where have all the people gone?

Reconstructing daily life during the Corona Crisis

Empty square in Copenhagen, 30 March 2020
A totally empty Amager Torv (square in central Copenhagen) on 30 March 2020. Photo: Romina Forte Nerán

How are your daily routines affected by social distancing measures? How do you keep in touch with friends and family? What government regulations are the most difficult to follow? And why?

On March 11th, the Danish government closed down schools, universities, and set in motion other distancing strategies designed to keep us physically apart. These measures suddenly changed the daily lives for millions of Danes and raise an important question: How have the distancing regulations impacted social relationships, family life, well-being, and mental health?

You can help us find out!

Participate in the survey here

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All participants will be asked to fill out a diary-like survey where you share details of your activities from the previous day. The survey takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

The study has been developed by a team of researchers from the Departments of Sociology and Psychology at the University of Copenhagen and WZB Berlin Social Science Center.