Google releases top trending searches of 2022 in Pakistan

Google releases top trending searches of 2022 in Pakistan

KARACHI: Google has released top trending search in Pakistan, recapping the top trends of 2022 in the country.

The searches revealed that over the year, Pakistanis had a diverse range of interests that pivot on politics, famous personalities, government initiatives, current events, entertainment, technology, and food.

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This year, cricket continued to be the major search trend, with the T20 World Cup, Asia Cup 2022, and PSL 7 filling the top three spots in the overall list of top searches. Nationwide financial insecurity, floods, and inflation led people to search for government campaigns and financial aid schemes like the Ehsaas Program.

Meanwhile, celebrities like Queen Elizabeth, Aamir Liaquat, and Arshad Shareef also took their spots on the list. Here is the complete list of all the top trending searches;

Top Trending Searches:

T20 World Cup 2022

Asia Cup 2022


Melbourne weather

Climate change

Ehsaas program

Arshad Shareef

Aamir Liaquat

Queen Elizabeth

Naseem Shah

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In 2022, Pakistani movies were all over the news. The Legend of Maula Jatt stayed at the top of the Movies & TV section, followed by London Nahi Jaunga and Quadi-e-Azam Zindabad.

The love for Hollywood movies can also be seen in the fact that movies like Ms. Marvel, Black Adam, and Doctor Strange remained in the top five search results. The complete list is below or you can check out Fuchsia Magazine talking in depth about it on their channel too.

Top Movies & TV Shows

Maula Jatt

Ms. Marvel

Black Adam

Thor Love and Thunder

Doctor Strange

London Nahi Jaunga

The Batman

Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad

Sinf e Aahan

House of the Dragon

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People in Pakistan mainly searched for politicians and athletes in the last year. Due to Naseem Shah’s brilliant performances in the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup, he remained at the top of this category. People also looked for the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, due to the political situation in the country.

Also, famous Pakistani cricketers such as Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, and Muhammad Rizwan took their spots, respectively. Here is the complete list;

Top Searched Personalities

Naseem Shah

Pervez Musharraf

Salman Rushdie

Iftikhar Ahmed

Mohammad Rizwan

Shahbaz Sharif

Shadab Khan

Amber Heard

Azhar Ali

Imran Riaz Khan

In 2022, Pakistanis actively searched for smartphone brands, which include Infinix, iPhone, Samsung, and OPPO. Whereas, Vivo grabbed the majority of the attention because of the launch of its new Android mobile phones and got featured multiple times in the list.

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The complete list is mentioned below. Also, take a look at the analysis of VideoWaliSarkar on the top tech searches in Pakistan

Trending Tech Searches

Vivo V23

iPhone 14 Pro Max

OPPO F21 Pro

Vivo Y21

Vivo V23e

Realme c35

Infinix Note 12

Infinix Hot 12

Samsung A32


With such ease under COVID-19 restrictions, people in Pakistan celebrated all major festive occasions in 2022 and turned to Google for finding modern recipes and a variety of food items.

The search categories reflected Pakistan’s love for food, with desi cuisine having the upper hand in the results. Check out the full list or visit Food Fusion, where they discussed the top food searches in Pakistan over the last year.

Trending Food and Cuisine

Chicken Recipe

Pulao recipe

Shami kabab recipe

Chicken soup recipe

Nuggets recipe

Chicken pakora recipe

White chicken recipe

Imli ki chutney recipe

Brownies recipe

Hot and sour soup recipe

Pakistanis also browsed Google for updates on local and international news, with the tragic death of Amir Liaquat Hussain topping the trending news list. News related to the Murree incident and Imran Khan also garnered a lot of interest in 2022.

People were also interested in events worldwide related to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Below is the full list;

Trending News

Aamir Liaquat News

Ukraine News

Imran Khan Latest News

Murree News

Fatima Tahir News

Arshad Sharif News

Pervez Musharraf News

Salman Rushdie Latest News

Iqrar ul Hassan News

Sri Lanka News

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