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Google reveals what Indians searched the most in June

Google Search Trends for the month of June are out and the most searched topics include Sushant Singh Rajput, solar eclipse and coronavirus vaccine.

Google Search Trends for the month of June.
Google Search Trends for the month of June.

Google has shared insights on what people in India searched for the most during the month of June. The most searched topics include Sushant Singh Rajput, solar eclipse and coronavirus.

The top trending topic on Google was Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Google Search Trends reveal interest spiked sharply on June 14 and it reached an all time high nationally. The regions where this search trend was highest was in Nagaland, followed by Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Jharkhand. Solar eclipse which took place on June 21 saw an increase by 4,550% in India. Father’s Day which fell on the same day also saw an uptick of 1,050%.

One interesting insight Google Trends show is that coronavirus centric searches have actually dropped by 66% from May. But at the same time volumes have remained more than double than what we saw in February. In this topic the top trending coronavirus searches were “कोरोना समाचार / coronavirus news” which increased by 3,450%. The places where coronavirus has been searched most were in Goa, Delhi and Chandigarh.

People also really searched for “vaccine for coronavirus latest update” which increased by 1,350%. Searches for the coronavirus vaccine are actually increasing more than five times the usual monthly thresholds. Google saw a record monthly peak for vaccine searches in May. The most vaccine-related search topics were “Patanjali corona medicine”, “Global vaccine summit” and “Dexamethasone”.

Google has been sharing global search trends and India’s as well regularly especially since the onset of the pandemic and ongoing lockdowns. Search trends shift every month and even every week. Like last week, Google Search saw a huge increase in supporting the Black community, Pride month and more.