Google: Year in search 2021

Written and accurate as at: 13 January 2022

Undoubtedly, 2021 (much like 2020) was a challenging year for many of us, both individually and collectively—again, due predominantly to the ongoing issues, and subsequent impact, of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With this in mind, when considering and reflecting on 2021 (in sections or as a whole), Google Trends can be somewhat useful. Here are some of the top searched personal finance-related queries in 2021 by Australians:

In this video, Google showcases some of the top searches (as a whole) globally that shaped 2021.