Birthday delivery searches surge as children celebrate under lockdown
In April 2020 we reported on the number of children celebrating birthdays during the coronavirus lockdown. The BBC analysed daily births data for England and Wales from the Office for National Statistics, and Google Trends data.
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Interviews and quotes
- Charlotte Cook, parent from Castle Bromwich in Solihull
- Spokeswoman, Google
- Stephanie Lack, parent from Rochdale
- Jeffrey Boakye, parent from Hull
- Emma Kasprzak, parent from Shropshire
- Emma Lofthouse-Burch, mother of three from Dewsbury
- Infographic: How many children are having lockdown birthdays?
- Line chart: Google searches relating to 'birthday delivery', previous 90 days