Online communication with selected social groups

How often have you communicated with the following people online since theCOVID-19 pandemic online?



Country-level results

Close family memberl
More distant family member
Close friend
Someone I live with (e.g. roommate)
Colleague from my course
Administrative staff
Voluntary organizations
Social networks























  • Fieldwork: 5 May – 15 June 2020
  • Sample size:31.000+ (only countries with 30+ respondents are included in a graphical analysis)
  • International partners: 160+ universities
  • Target population: Higher education students aged 18 and over
  • Spatial coverage: Worldwide (100+ countries from 6 continents)
  • Data collection mode: Online questionnaire
  • Respondent recruitment: Snowballing and advertisements on university communication systems as well as social media
  • Methodology: Methodological Framework
  • Publisher: CovidSocLab