Assessment Capacities Project COVID-19 Government Measures Dataset

Alternate Titles(s): ACAPS #COVID19 Government Measures Dataset
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From 2020 through 2021, the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS) Government Measures dataset tracked government responses to the pandemic over time using information compiled by ACAPS analysts and volunteers from the University of Copenhagen and University of Lund. Information was obtained from public sources, including governments, media, United Nations agencies, and other organizations, and are denoted in the dataset.

Government measures were grouped into five categories:

  • Social distancing
  • Movement restrictions
  • Public health measures
  • Social and economic measures
  • Lockdowns

An ancillary dataset produced by the ACAPS Secondary Impacts Analytical Framework tracked secondary impacts across a wide range of relevant themes, such as economy, health, migration, and education.

2020 - 2021
Subject Domain


Free to All
The dataset is available publicly via the access links.
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Dataset Format(s)
Microsoft Excel