The World’s 15 Most Googled Countries

15. China: 71%

China is officially the most populated country with over 1.3 billion people. It also remains a popular tourist destination spot, which may contribute to its being Googled so often. The Great Wall of China is one sight that many come to see, and that’s Googled frequently too. Cuisine and airline tickets are other significant terms that people search in relation to China.
15. China: 71%

14. Egypt: 72%

Egypt has one of the oldest and richest histories in the world, which may be why there are so many internet users looking for information about the country. Students in Western schools are typically taught about Ancient Egypt and likely employ the power of the search bar for school projects and assignments.
14. Egypt: 72%

13. Belgium: 72%

The Kingdom of Belgium, the 13th most-searched country in the world, has a population of 11 million and is home to many historic and beautiful monuments. It is also one of the founding members of the EU, and hosts its headquarters.
13. Belgium: 72%

12: Cuba: 73%

The island of Cuba is found in the Caribbean and is home to beaches and other popular tourist spots. People have been visiting the country for years for its picturesque landscapes and warm weather. In fact, Cuban weather is one of the most Googled terms in relation to the country.
12: Cuba: 73%

11. Peru: 75%

Peru is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Those who search the country on Google are usually searching for tourism buzz words, in addition to local news sites and historical monuments. The historical monuments that are of greatest interest to contemporary internet users were built thousands of years ago by ancient civilizations.
11. Peru: 75%

10. Australia: 75%

Before Western colonization, Australia was dominated by the indigenous tribes of the country. Following Western migration, Australia has risen as a wonderful tourist location. It’s a blend of Western culture mixed with Indigenous culture. Indeed, it has ancient rock paintings and engravings that remain to this day.
10. Australia: 75%

9. Colombia: 76%

The vast majority of people Googling Colombia are from Canada and the US. Colombia is a tropical country situated in South America, and is a fairly popular tourist destination. It is bordered by Venezuela and Ecuador and features lush forests and rustic villages. The country has a unique blend of cultural influences, including Native American, Spanish, European, African and American.
9. Colombia: 76%

8. El Salvador: 77%

Currently, El Salvador is the 8th most Googled country in the world. El Salvador is both the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. The tourism industry has grown substantially in the recent years, attracting tourists from North America and Europe. One aspect of this tourism industry comes from depressed areas.
8. El Salvador: 77%

7. Canada: 77%

The Great White North is one of the most Googled countries in the world. It makes an appearance far above the United States, with people worldwide wishing to learn of its features. Like many other countries on this list, the main searches related to Canada are related to the country’s tourism.
7. Canada: 77%

6. Malaysia: 78%

When searching the word “Malaysia” on Google, one of the first sites that pops up is a tourism website. Malaysia is a richly adorned country in terms of monuments and cultural interest spots, which leads many to consider it for their vacation plans. Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is home to unique plant and animal species as well, which is a major point of interest for people the world over.
6. Malaysia: 78%

5. Japan: 78%

Japan is a country filled with exotic retreats, cultural hot spots and world famous cuisine. Tourists who visit the county often check out hot springs, temples and landmarks that make the country popular.
5. Japan: 78%

4. Mexico: 83%

Mexico is one of the most popular spots for honeymoons, as well as winter vacations. Those wishing to escape the cold weather often head here to relax on resorts, and experience the rich culture of the country. Mexico is the 4th most Googled country in the world, and as such, it is one of the top countries people are interested in for many reasons.
4. Mexico: 83%

3. India: 85%

India is the seventh largest country in the world, but is the second most populated. China is the only country that surpasses India in terms of population. India is Googled as a search term around the world. India boasts a rich culture that extends throughout the area, and even the world.
3. India: 85%

2. Singapore: 88%

Singapore is a smaller country located in Southeast Asia. It has a population of 5.4 million, and features many colourful, rustic buildings, as well as top-end modern amenities. Many people here speak English, due to its rich tourism industry and recent Western influence. It’s also known for its technological advances and inventions.
2. Singapore: 88%

1. Luxembourg: 88%

The most searched country in the world is Luxembourg. Luxembourg is a country in Western Europe bordered by Germany, France and Belgium. The Grand Duke of Luxembourg is the only remaining grand duchy in the world, which is one indication of the country’s uniqueness and possible charm.
1. Luxembourg: 88%