What’s on the mind of a nation? Thanks to the Internet, we can tell you. A recent study was conducted to see what people across the globe were interested in — and in particular, what they were interested in purchasing. Using Google’s autocomplete feature, which fills in searches according to the most commonly searched words and phrases, researchers discovered what people wanted to buy most around the world.
Many countries had simple and necessary material desires like food, housing, and fuel. A few of them returned surprising results…and a few were just plain weird.
Many countries in Africa and Asia are concerned with the cost of livestock — namely cows. Goats are more commonly searched in Kenya, and in North Africa and the Middle East, camels are a hot commodity.
Brazil, Ukraine, Austria, and Thailand lead the world in sex work searches, so you know where the party countries are.