Singapore grocery foot traffic returns to normal but retail down 27% in July

An overview of changes in foot traffic among key sectors in Singapore between February and August 2020.

Grocery foot traffic in Singapore has returned to relative normality after the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak but consumers are more hesitant to return to retail, according to the latest anonymised consumer data from Google.

Daily average foot traffic at grocery and pharmacy sites was down 19% in May compared to the January and February baseline. However, this decline eased to 11% in June and then just 3% in July.