Google Year in Search 2021: CoWIN, Neeraj Chopra, Jai Bhim, Tokyo Olympics top trending in India

Just like any other year, the search engine giant Google has released its annual “Year in Search 2021” list. This list is all about top trending searches in India and around the globe. The searches in Google range from ‘Indian Premier League’, ‘CoWIN’, ‘ICC T20 World Cup’ to ‘Neeraj Chopra’.

According to Google, in India, the Indian Premier League and ICC T20 World Cup featured high up on the overall list of queries. Euro Cup, and Copa América were popular in sports, and sportspersons’ performance at the Tokyo Olympics were top of the list in personalities.

CoWIN and Covid Vaccine were in trend massively as people seeked information around the vaccinations options and their availability. Battle royale game Free Fire code redumption was also on the top.

‘Near me’ searches this year were Covid Vaccine, Covid tests, Covid hospital, as well as oxygen cylinders and CT scans as people fought the tide of the pandemic over the course of the year.

Overall (India)

  1. Indian Premier League
  2. CoWIN
  3. ICC T20 World Cup
  4. Euro Cup
  5. Tokyo Olympics
  6. COVID vaccine
  7. Free Fire redeem code
  8. Copa America
  9. Neeraj Chopra
  10. Aryan Khan

Overall (Global)

  1. Australia vs India
  2. India vs England
  3. IPL
  4. NBA
  5. Euro 2021
  6. Copa América
  7. India vs New Zealand
  8. T20 World Cup
  9. Squid Game
  10. DMX

News Events (India)

  1. Tokyo Olympics
  2. Black Fungus
  3. Afghanistan news
  4. West Bengal elections
  5. Tropical Cyclone Tauktae
  6. Lockdown
  7. Suez Canal Crisis
  8. Farmers Protest
  9. Bird Flu
  10. Cyclone Yaas

Personalities (India)

  1. Neeraj Chopra
  2. Aryan Khan
  3. Shehnaaz Gill
  4. Raj Kundra
  5. Elon Musk
  6. Vicky Kaushal
  7. P V Sindhu
  8. Bajrang Punia
  9. Sushil Kumar
  10. Natasha Dalal

Movies (India)

  1. Jai Bhim
  2. Shershaah
  3. Radhe
  4. Bell Bottom
  5. Eternals
  6. Master
  7. Sooryavanshi
  8. Godzilla vs Kong
  9. Drishyam 2
  10. Bhuj: The Pride of India

Movies (Global)

  1. Eternals
  2. Black Widow
  3. Dune
  4. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  5. Red Notice
  6. Mortal Kombat
  7. Cruella
  8. Halloween Kills
  9. Godzilla vs. Kong
  10. Army of the Dead

TV Shows (Global)

  1. Squid Game
  2. Bridgerton
  3. WandaVision
  4. Cobra Kai
  5. Loki
  6. Sweet Tooth
  7. Lupin
  8. Ginny and Georgia
  9. True Beauty
  10. BBB21

Furthermore, Google said that it found a lot of queries about vaccinations, therapists, body positivity and mental wellbeing. Google said that search interest for “therapists near me” hit record highs in 2021, and the phrase “why do I feel anxious for no reason” also hit an all-time high this year, spiking more than 400%.

You can view the entire year-in search trends here.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram