Google: Year in search 2020

Written and accurate as at: 14 January 2021

2020 was a year unlike any other in recent memory.

The economic, financial, physical, mental and emotional issues that arose due to the COVID-19 pandemic—which immediately followed the devastating bushfires and drought—were undoubtedly felt by many.

When considering Google Trends—a Google product that analyses Google searches—some of the top searched personal finance-related queries in 2020 by Australians were:

In this video, Google showcases the searches that shaped 2020.