the most popular searches of 2022 in France

As every year, Google presents the most popular topics on its search engine in France, sorted by topic. In terms of methodology, Google states that the results do not include the searches that experienced the greatest search volume, but rather an analysis of the top search trends that take into account an increase in interest from 2021 to 2022 around a given topic.

The top search trends 2022 on Google in France

Unsurprisingly, the war between Ukraine and Russia is the topic to the fore this year 2022. Sporting events have also piqued the interest of netizens, most notably with the hosting of the World Cup in Qatar. In this top 10 we find the names of Gaspard Ulliel and Jean-Pierre Pernault, both of whom sadly passed away this year.

  1. Ukraine
  2. World Cup 2022
  3. Russia
  4. Gaspard Uliel
  5. presidential election
  6. Jean-Pierre Pernault
  7. Legislative Outcomes 2022
  8. Africa Cup of Nations
  9. vaccination card
  10. cheese fries

The most searched news in 2022

Regarding the “news” category, logically, due to the current war, inquiries turned to Ukraine and Russia. Moreover, with the presidential and parliamentary elections this year, French internet users are also particularly interested in politics.

  1. Ukraine
  2. Russia
  3. presidential election
  4. Legislative Outcomes 2022
  5. presidential poll
  6. Nato
  7. NUPES
  8. monkey pox
  9. Gironde fire
  10. Results of the first round

The most searched definitions in 2022

Here are the 10 most searched definitions in France this year. “Playful” comes first because this word appears in a statement in the French vocational baccalaureate exam: “Do you think the game is still fun? », and some students did not understand the meaning of this word. On the second step of the podium we find NFTs, those cryptographic tokens from the world of Web3 that spills a lot of ink on the web. Another upcoming term: “POV” (Point Of View). This new acronym has appeared on social networks and in particular on TikTok videos, which also explains the increase in Google requests on the subject.

  1. Playful
  2. NFT
  3. resilience
  4. queen
  5. anniversary
  6. Nato
  7. oligarch
  8. wokism
  9. pov
  10. fatwa

The most searched environmental topics in 2022

The issues surrounding the environment and climate are more present than ever and raise questions and concerns among Internet users. Below are the top 10 issues that are rapidly evolving when it comes to the environment.

  1. IPCC
  2. Glacier collapse Italian Alps
  3. ecology candidate
  4. Cop 27
  5. carbon footprint
  6. anthropocene
  7. carbon neutral
  8. IPCC report
  9. Jancovici book
  10. IPCC

The most wanted public figures in 2022

Netizens became interested in the personality of Vladimir Putin, an increase in inquiries directly related to the current Ukraine-Russia conflict. In second place we find Will Smith, who attracted international attention after slapping Chris Rock during the Oscars. Finally, on the last step of the podium, we find Elizabeth Borne, who was appointed Prime Minister last May.

  1. Vladimir Poutine
  2. Will Smith
  3. Elizabeth Borne
  4. Marine LePen
  5. Johnny Depp
  6. Eric Zemmour
  7. Pap Ndiaye
  8. Novak Djokovic
  9. Florence Pagny
  10. Jean Luc Melenchon

The most searched sports competitions in 2022

Not surprisingly, the World Cup in Qatar was the focus of French netizens’ attention this year in the “Sports” category. In addition to football, there is sailing with the flagship of the Route du Rhum, tennis with the Australian Open and basketball with the Eurobasket.

  1. World Cup 2022
  2. CAN
  3. Olympic Games 2022
  4. French Cup
  5. League of Nations
  6. Women’s Euro
  7. Rum Route
  8. Australian Open
  9. Women’s Tour de France
  10. euro basket

The most searched series and TV shows in 2022

Star Academy’s return to TF1 was a success as the television program ranked #1 in that category. In this top 10, we find 5 Netflix series front and center: Stranger Things, Dahmer, The Watcher, Sandman and Inventing Anna. The Dahmer series just surpassed one billion viewer hours, joining Stranger Things and Squid Game, who have already surpassed that milestone. Finally we find House of The Dragon, the spin-off of the series that needs no introduction: Games of Thrones.

  1. Star Academy
  2. stranger things
  3. dahmer
  4. euphoria
  5. mask singer
  6. house of the dragon
  7. The Observer
  8. The torch
  9. sandman
  10. invent Anna

Most wanted movies of 2022

The search for “Top Gun” topped the rankings because a new film hit theaters that year, a sequel to the first film in 1986 and headlined by the same actor: Tom Cruise. On the other two steps of the podium we find the film Black Panther from the Marvel universe and a new part of the wise Jurassic Park: Jurassic World. It is important to also underline the presence of Avatar 2 in the Top 10, which is finally due to be released in mid-December, 13 years after the first part!

  1. top gun
  2. Black Panther
  3. Jurassic world
  4. Unexplored
  5. The Batman
  6. black adam
  7. Death on the Nile
  8. fast train
  9. Thor: Love and Thunder
  10. avatar 2

The most wanted musicians of 2022

How do you explain Billy Crawford’s return to the front of the stage? A new hose? No, the reason is quite different. The leading singer of the 2000s won the TF1 TV show Dance with the Stars, which attracted particular attention from netizens. Another singer was also in the spotlight this year: Kate Bush with her song “Running Up That Hill”, which became a huge success thanks to the series “Stranger Things”.

  1. Florence Pagny
  2. stromae
  3. Billy Crawford
  4. Arno
  5. Elton-John
  6. PhilCollins
  7. Veronique Sanson
  8. Kate Bush
  9. Shay
  10. Anne Sila

The most searched recipes in 2022

And to end on a sweet (and salty!) note, here are the top 10 most popular recipes for this year, enough to give you some ideas for your next mealtime. The icing on the cake: the Clafoutis top the rankings!

  1. clafoutis
  2. Cabule
  3. Cesar salad
  4. okra
  5. Mustard
  6. sex on the beach (cocktail)
  7. wrap cold
  8. pancake batter
  9. Tomato coulis
  10. Caesar sauce

And if you want to discover the most popular searches worldwide, visit Google’s dedicated page: The year 2022 in searches.

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