Here's what we Googled in 2022

Here's what we Googled in 2022


Words, questions and topics typed into search engines provide good clues to trends and topics that people are interested in. 

L Year in Search is Google's annual analysis of trillions of searches performed worldwide throughout the year. Whether it's about Russia's invasion of its Ukrainian neighbor, games, popular culture or sports, Quebecers and Canadians have used the Google search engine to get information and find answers to their concerns.&nbsp ;

At home as elsewhere in the world, Wordle dominates the charts, as well as concerns about the Ukraine situation. Of course, the provincial elections and the 2022 World Cup have their place in the ranking.

The most popular searches in Quebec  

  1. Wordle 
  2. Ukraine 
  3. World Cup 2022 
  4. Karim Ouellet 
  5. OD Martinique
  6. Elections Quebec 2022 
  7. Quordle 
  8. Johnny Depp 
  9. Encanto 
  10. Jean-Marc Vallée  

Curiosity also drives us to find the answers on the Internet. Here is what Quebecers have been looking for.

How to do it?   

  1. How to do a quick test? 
  2. How will I die quiz
  3. How to soften brown sugar? 
  4. How to decongest? 
  5. How to curl hair with a flat iron? 
  6. How to know your blood type? 
  7. How to make a budget in Excel? 
  8. How to get rid of ladybugs in the house? 
  9. How to get a Canadian passport? 
  10. How to watch the 2022 World Cup ?

Top Canadian News Searches  

  1. Ukraine 
  2. Rogers Outage 
  3. < li dir="auto">Monkey pox 

  4. Lisa LaFlamme 
  5. CNE 
  6. US Midterm Elections
  7. Saskatchewan Backstabbings
  8. World Cup 2022
  9. Oscars 2022
  10. Convoy of freedom 2022  

Top trending searches in Canada  

  1. Wordle 
  2. < li dir="auto">Ukraine 

  3. World Cup 2022 
  4. Queen Elizabeth 
  5. Betty White 
  6. Bob Saget 
  7. Anne Heche 
  8. Canuckle 
  9. Johnny Depp 
  10. Will Smith  

On average, Canadians told us they use Google Search more than 3 times a day to search for something for their personal life. That's the equivalent of over 3,000,000 questions answered every hour. The conflict in Ukraine has many Canadians wondering “why?” and “how”.


    < li dir="auto">Why is Russia attacking Ukraine? 
  1. Why is Rogers down? 
  2. Why did Will slap Chris? 
  3. Why is Ukraine not in NATO? 
  4. Why is there a shortage of baby formula? 
  5. Why is gasoline so expensive right now? 
  6. Why are truckers protesting? 
  7. Why is there a shortage of Tylenol? 
  8. Why is cryptocurrency down? 
  9. Why did Liz Truss quit?  

Hottest Movies  

  1. Encanto 
  2. Top Gun 
  3. Batman 
  4. Thor love and thunder 
  5. Red Alert
  6. Black Adam 
  7. Everything, everywhere, all at once 
  8. Morbius 
  9. Uncharted 
  10. Don't worry honey  

For fun or for fun instruct! Note here that in sixth place, Worldle, is a game aiming to guess the country or place in less than six attempts.

Top game search  

    < li dir="auto">Wordle 
  1. Canuckle 
  2. Quordle 
  3. Heardle&nbsp ;
  4. Elden Ring 
  5. Worldle 
  6. Nerdle 
  7. Blooket 
  8. Lost Ark 
  9. Wordle 2  

All searches made on Google can be found by country.

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