Google location data reveals mobility patterns in Singapore

Data confirms that people in Singapore spent significantly less time at places associated with retail and recreation.
Data confirms that people in Singapore spent significantly less time at places associated with retail and recreation.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - In pandemic times, people naturally spend significantly more time at home and less at places for retail and recreation.

But supermarkets and pharmacies stand out as places where people in Singapore are still flocking to, with barely a slip this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Google's location tracking data.

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