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Mobility Consumer Index

The Mobility Consumer Index (MCI)

  • The Mobility Consumer Index (MCI) tracks the impact of COVID-19 on mobility and provides unique insights on the shift witnessed in personal mobility and car buying behaviour amidst the pandemic.
  • Based on a global survey of more than 3,300 consumers in nine countries (China, Germany, India, Italy, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States) during August 2020, the MCI offers a perspective around the changing travel patterns and preferences, centred on the rise of working from home, reduced time on entertainment & socializing, and increasingly digital behaviour. The index also offers insights around mobility choices and buying behaviours of a diverse set of consumer personas.
  • As per EY analysis (Mobility Consumer Index Report, 2020)*, monthly per capita emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) fell globally across all three travel segments—work travel, social and household travel, and leisure and entertainment. 
  • Substantial reduction in emission levels was also noted; 56% for work travel, 58% for social and household travel, and 62% for leisure and entertainment. 

About EY

  • EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. 

  • EY refers to the global organization and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. 

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