This is the proportion of people who had Covid where you live in 2020

The proportion of people who are likely to have had coronavirus in different parts of the UK varies from almost one in five to more than one in 15

Wednesday, 20th January 2021, 8:58 am
This is the proportion of people who had Covid where you live in 2020 (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Around one in 10 people in the UK had coronavirus in the UK in 2020, according to new data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

But different parts of the country seem to have been impacted to vastly different extents. Here are the regions of the UK ranked in terms of how many people are likely to have already had Covid.

The ONS estimates that 19.3 per cent of people in Yorkshire and Humber would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December

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The ONS estimates that 17.9 per cent of people in London would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 16.8 per cent of people in the North West would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 16.5 per cent of people in the West Midlands would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 14.9 per cent of people in the East Midlands would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 15 per cent of people in the North East would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 9.8 per cent of people in the Wales would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 9.7 per cent of people in the South East would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 9.4 per cent of people in the East of England would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 8.9 per cent of people in Scotland would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 7.8 per cent of people in Northern Ireland would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December
The ONS estimates that 6.2 per cent of people in the South West would have tested positive for Covid antibodies in December