It’s estimated Google processes over 40,000 searches every second. And in 2015, this totalled to around 1.2 trillion searches for the entire year.  Of those searches, only about 15% are completely unique (yeah, you’re not the only one wondering how to make your cat love you).

So after Googling how many zeros there are in a trillion, we worked out that this means there’s still over a trillion searches each year that Google has seen before. This is important because Google uses this data to determine your auto-complete suggestions (alongside a few other bits and bobs in their algorithms). Popularity is a key factor though, so any suggestions you see are real searches that have been made by other people. This of course garners some oddly terrifying results…

Final Infographic 2.0

If you liked this article, give some love to our infographic about the weird stuff people search for on Google!