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Coronavirus has dominated the headlines this year more than any other event in recent history.
But yes Google searches As an indication, Australians were more curious about another topic.
United States Election“It was the most searched term on Google in Australia this year, according to new data released by the search engine.” Trump vs. Biden “ranked 10th.
Supporters react after it was announced that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Trump at a rally in Milwaukee.
Supporters react after it was announced that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Trump at a rally in Milwaukee. (AP)
Third on the overall list was “NBA”, with the late, excellent “Kobe bryant“in sixth place.

The Zoom video app was fourth on the list.

Seoul, South Korea
People wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk past a sign emphasizing an enhanced social distancing campaign at a bus station in Seoul, South Korea, on December 7, 2020. (AP)

Many of the top 10 were news related, but Google also posted the most searched news topics of 2020.

Supermarket shelves in Adelaide ran out of toilet paper on Wednesday morning ahead of the government’s announcement that South Australia would enter a six-day coronavirus lockdown. (Getty)

Former AFL coach Dani Laidley was the most-searched Australian public figure on Google of the year.

Comedian Celeste Barber was second on the list.

The top 10 Australian public figures

Comedian Celeste Barber (Celeste Barber’s Facebook)
The most searched global public figure on Google was Joe biden, with his electoral opponent Donald trump a distant eighth.

The top 10 global public figures

President-elect Joe Biden sporting a moon boot after he broke the bones in his foot while playing with his dog.
President-elect Joe Biden. (AP)

Kobe Bryant was the most-searched celebrity on Google to die last year, with his fatal helicopter crash dazzling basketball fans around the world.

Second on the list was Glee actress Naya Rivera.

The 10 most-searched deaths on Google of 2020

Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash.
Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. (AP)

The most popular sports searches reflect the growing interest of Australians in overseas events, with the NBA at the top of the list.

8. Australia vs New Zealand

9. Australian Open Tennis

Google also published its list of the most searched terms on other topics.

1. How to make hand sanitizer

2. How to make a mask

4. How to get tested for coronavirus

6. How to make yeast flour

7. How to apply for Centrelink

9. How to apply for JobKeeper

10. How to make shaken coffee

8. DIY antibacterial wipes

1. Where to buy facial masks

2. Buy toilet paper online

6. Where to buy hand sanitizer

1.Where can I buy toilet paper?

2. Where can I buy hand sanitizer?

3. Where can I get tested for coronavirus?

5. How many people can I have in my house?

6. When can I access my super

7. Can I go fishing in New South Wales?

8. How much can I borrow a mortgage loan?

9. How far can I travel in QLD?

10. Can I leave Australia?


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