Skip to content

BBC-Data-Unit/coronavirus-birthdays

master
Switch branches/tags
Code

Latest commit

 

Git stats

Files

Permalink
Failed to load latest commit information.
Type
Name
Latest commit message
Commit time
 
 

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.

Get the data

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

Visualisation

  • Infographic: How many children are having lockdown birthdays?
  • Line chart: Google searches relating to 'birthday delivery', previous 90 days

Related repos

You can find all coronavirus-related stories by the BBC data units tagged 'coronavirus' here

About

Birthday delivery searches surge as children celebrate under lockdown

Topics

Resources

Stars

Watchers

Forks

Releases

No releases published

Packages

No packages published