The Wider Impacts of COVID-19 on Health (WICH) monitoring tool is designed to allow users to explore the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the population's health and wellbeing. This tool presents a range of health and wellbeing metrics in interactive plots that can be broken down to show differences between groups - for example, you can explore grocery purchasing habits by Region or Social Class.
This resource will be updated weekly with:
A companion summary document has been published alongside this tool and is available to read here.
Public Health England (PHE) Health Intelligence teams have collated a range of metrics and grouped them into seven categories.
Below is a table of metrics - click the rows to expand groups and subgroups and click the Link column to view the relevant section of the tool. You can search through indicators using the search bar on the right.
This resource was updated on 22/10/2020.
The wellbeing domain has been renamed, Mental health and wellbeing, and the following sub-group mental health has been added. Within this sub-group there are metrics on anxiety and depression, stress and self reported harm.
New metrics on the number of employees furloughed by age group and the take up rate of the Self-employment income support scheme (SEISS), have been added to business impacts.
The following metrics within the Social determinants of health domain, have been updated with new data:
We are interested in your feedback on the tool. If you have any comments or suggested changes, please email EandS-Enquiries@phe.gov.uk
Use the tabs at the top of the screen to move between the different metric groups.
Each tab provides a visualisation of the selected metric by different breakdowns and the trends over time for the metrics available.