Most Popular Google Search Terms In 2016

Google is the most used Search Engine globally in every country.Everyone use Google for searching something related to their thoughts and needs.We too, search on Google for various terms, don’t we? Google handles Trillions of Search requests every year.Internet users are being drastically increasing from last years, only reason behind this is that the availability of Internet in rural areas has also got improved.

Google recently shared the Most Searched Terms on Google Search Engine by users around the globe in the year 2016.It’s the year end and everyone is interested to know what people has searched the most.A few Days back, I shared the List of most Downloaded Apps, Games, Movies, Songs, Book, etc on the Google Play Store and now it’s time to see what the world has searched the most on Google

Many of the keywords in the searched terms were of News topics, Games, Sports, etc. Below I’m sharing the list of Most Searched Terms on Google in 2016, both Globally and in India. When I mean most searched, It means about subject which the majority of people searched for.

Most Popular Google Search Terms Of 2016

Most Searched Terms Globally – 2016

  1. Powerball

2. Prince

3. Hurricane Mathew

4. Pokémon Go


6. Olympics

7. David Bowie

8. Trump

9. Election

10. Hillary Clinton

So, these are the most searched terms around the globe in the year 2016.

Now let’s check which are the most searched terms on Google in India.This list specifically focuses on what Indians searched on Google in 2016.

Most Searched Term In India – 2016

I break downed all searches into Categories, so you may find it easy to figure out.

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In India, Demonetisation was one of the most discussed problems.In India, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India banned all denominations of Rs.500 and Rs.1000.These notes were replaced by new Rs,500 Note, and Rs.2000 Note.

Top 10 Trending Searches

  1. Olympic Games Rio 2016

2. Pokémon Go

3. Euro 2016

4. iPhone 7

5. Sultan

6. Kabali

7. Udta Punjab

8. IPL 2016

9. Donald Trump

10. P V Sindhu

Top Searched News Events

  1. US Elections

2. Brexit

3. Auto Expo 2016

4. Zika Virus

5. Oscars 2016

6. Demonetisation

7. 7th Pay Commission

8. Surgical Strike

9. Brics Summit

10. Rio Olympics 2016

Top Trending People

  1. Donald Trump

2. Sonam Gupta

3. Dipa Karamakar

4. P V Sindhu

5. Pooja Hedge

6. Sakshi Malik

7. Vijay Maliya

8. Disha Patani

9. Arnab Goswami

10. Urvashi Rautela

Top Trending Smartphones

  1. Freedom 251

2. iPhone 7

3. Lenovo K4 Note

4. Redmi Note 3

5. Samsung J7

6. One Plus 3

7. Moto G4

8. iPhone SE

9. Google Pixel

10. Lenovo K5 Note

Top Trending Movies

  1. Kabali

2. Sultan

3. Airlift

4. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

5. Udta Punjab

6. Sanam Re

7. Rustom

8. Housefull 3

9. Sairat

10. Mohenjo Daro

Top Trending Bollywood Actor (Male & Female)


  1. Kabir Bedi

2. Ranveer Singh

3. Salman Khan

4. Pulkit Samrat

5. Harshvardhan Kapoor

6. Suraj Pancholi

7. Sushant Singh Rajpot

8. Vicky Kaushal

9. Anupam Kher

10. Arshad Warsi


  1. Pooja Hedge

2. Nimrat Kaur

3. Urvashi Rautela

4. Disha Patani

5. Mandana Karimi

6. Urmila Matondkar

7. Kiara Advani

8. Nora Fatehi

9. Saiyami Kher

10. Vani Kapoor

Final Words

These are the most searched terms on Google globally and in India.Demonetisation was on the issue that shocked India a bit.

Pokemon Go created a VR gaming experience around the globe.Poke man Go is said to be the most searched game in 2016 on Google.

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Hope you guys found this list of Top Searched Things on Google in the year of 2016.Everyone will be interested to know what they are. So, make sure that you share this article on Facebook, Twitter, G+ or anywhere you like.Let your friends also know about this search terms.

Comment your thoughts below in the comment section, we are very eager to hear from you.

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Astro Joseph

Hey Guys, This is Astro from IPEE World. I am a Computer and Smartphone Tech Addicted Blogger, I write about various technology topics including Tricks and Hacks, Windows, iOS, Android, Tips and Tricks and a lot more. Aims to keep you updated about the latest Buzz including Tips & Tricks from the Tech Industry.

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