Unemployment search How are Google searches for unemployment trending in the US vs. other parts of the world?

Google search interest tracks "top-of-mind" awareness of unemployment.

15 May 2020
  • Search interest in the US continues to decline but remains well above areas.
  • In Germany and France, search activity continues to hover around the levels reached in early April after spiking in March.
  • Hong Kong has seen a steady decline since mid-April.

Search Interest in Unemployment in the US, Germany, France, and Hong Kong

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Google