Google’s Year in Search 2019: UK & Global Top Searches in 2019

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Google has revealed what we have been searching for in 2019.

A lot of things happened in 2019. And our searches reflect that – both in the UK and across the globe. Google’s Year in Search 2019 really shows how people interact with search engines, and what drives us to make searches.

Some of it is obvious, and some may be a surprise to you. Below we have listed out the top searches around the world and in the UK.

Top global searches 2019

  • India vs South Africa
  • Cameron Boyce
  • Copa America
  • Bangladesh vs India
  • iPhone 11
  • Game of Thrones
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Joker
  • Notre Dame
  • ICC Cricket World Cup

Top global news searches 2019

  1. Copa America
  2. Notre Dame
  3. ICC Cricket World Cup
  4. Hurricane Dorian
  5. Rugby World Cup
  6. Sri Lanka
  7. Area 51
  8. India election results
  9. 台風 19 号
  10. Fall of Berlin Wall

Top UK searches in 2019

  1. Rugby World Cup
  2. Cricket World Cup
  3. Game of Thrones
  4. Chernobyl
  5. Thanos
  6. Notre Dame
  7. Avengers Endgame
  8. iPhone 11
  9. Caitlyn Jenner
  10. Joker

Top “how to…?” questions in the UK

  1. How to watch Champions League Final?
  2. How to watch Game of Thrones?
  3. How to floss dance?
  4. How to pronounce Psalm?
  5. How to watch KSI vs Logan?
  6. How to vote in European elections?
  7. How to eat pineapple?
  8. How to register to vote?
  9. How to tame a fox in Minecraft?
  10. How to watch Chernobyl?

Top “what is…?” questions in the UK

  1. What is Area 51?
  2. What is the backstop?
  3. What is D Day?
  4. What is Finn’s Law?
  5. What is a super over in cricket?
  6. What is Article 50?
  7. What is a dead ting?
  8. What is Article 13?
  9. What is a VSCO girl?
  10. What is quark?

Top searches for news events in the UK

  1. Notre Dame
  2. iPhone 11
  3. Revoke Article 50 petition
  4. Thomas Cook news
  5. Area 51
  6. Royal Baby
  7. Sri Lanka attack
  8. European Elections
  9. New Zealand attack
  10. Danny Baker

To see more of the global searches and what was trending in 2019, you can find the global searches here, and the UK trending searches here.

Watch the full video showcasing the Year in Search 2019 from Google below: