Food and Drink
"Where to eat near me" is the most searched "near me" question in 2019.
The milk tea craze is real.
An estimate of 2,200 people craved for milk tea monthly this 2019.
The most searched food brand is Starbucks with an average of 2,200 people searching monthly.
Local fast-food chain Jollibee is the most searched for fast food restaurant in the Philippines.
Nationwide, Filipinos are in search of the best: ramen, pizza, and bulalo—all in that order.
The Top 3 most searched for brand restaurants are Starbucks, Jollibee, and Mang Inasal.
Korean is the top searched food cuisine of 2019, with 31 related searches on their food and barbecue.
Home & Local Services
What do Filipino households search for the most "near me"? Let’s find out!
Filipinos do love their pets.
There are over 33 searches related to pets under Home and Local services.
Repairs, may it be home or electronics, are the most popular and searched for local businesses in the country.
According to results, delivery, bills, and laundry are a Filipino household’s top priorities.
Brands LBC and Bayad Center, are the top local services Filipino families look for the most.
The most searched for 24-hour business by families is a drugstore or pharmacy.
Shopping is divided into Auto, Electronics, and Retail. Which do Filipinos want to spend on the most?
Bike shops are still the most searched for mode of transportation, beating "motorcycles" and "cars."
"Ukay-ukay" is the most searched retail store, with no competing brands. Sustainability wins!
In 8th place out of the top 10, "Wilcon Depot" is the most searched for hardware store by Filipinos.
"Apple Store near me" is the most searched for mobile phone brand in the Philippines.
The Japanese minimalist brand Uniqlo is the first, most searched for retail brand in the Philippines.
What footwear brand do Filipinos search for the most in 2019? Nike.
Travel and Lifestyle
These results show the best choices of Filipinos for de-stressing. What do Filipinos do to relax?
Health and Fitness appear to be a Filipino’s top priority with "gym/s near me" appearing twice in the Top 10 results.
Are Filipinos stressed out? "Massage/s near me" appears twice in the Top 10 search results.
"Nuat Thai near me" is the most searched for massage center with an average of 600 monthly searches.
Filipinos are in search of the "best" massage, barber, and hair salon near them.
Health and Medical
The first branded health service Filipinos look for is "Hi-Precision Diagnostic Center," with an average of 70 monthly searches.
There are over 34 searches related to vets or pets—Filipinos do love their furry friends.
Only 0.03% of the results are branded; others are general professions and fields.
Filipinos search for hospitals more than clinics, with only a 2% difference.
The most difficult keyword to rank is "medical laboratory near me" among the services.
Banking and Finance
In the top 5 searches for banking and finance, three are branded local pawnshops.
"Palawan Pawnshop" is the most searched for remittance center in the Philippines.
"BPI" or "Bank of the Philippine Islands" is the most searched for financial institution in the country this 2019.
"Money changer near me" is the only non-branded finance-related search term.
Other than bank branches, there are 52 varieties of "ATM near me" searches in the Philippines.
More than money, people are also searching where to sell their gold and silver belongings.
Education and Career
No wonder the top searches are "jobs" and "hiring," the Philippines’ unemployment rate is at 5.40% this July 2019.
Six out of 10 of the top searches in career are all looking for hiring or jobs.
The top profession Filipinos search for is under the BPO and call center industry.
Parents regularly search for "Kumon centers near me," to improve a child’s academic performance, especially in Math and English.
Filipinos want to learn how to drive, with an average of 600 monthly searches on "driving school near me."
The skills development school, TESDA is the only branded formal education establishment on the list.
Legal and Governmnt
Looks like everyone’s on the lookout for a "notary public near me" to notarize their legal papers and documents.
Feeling lucky? An average of 600 Filipinos are searching for lotto establishments to push their luck monthly.
PhilHealth, the country’s universal health coverage agency, is the most search for government service.
News and Trends
You can’t deny it, Filipinos are always up-to-date on news and trends. Check out the country's most searched for news and trends in 2019.
With the recent natural calamities, Filipinos have been vigilant in searching for natural events that happened near them.
Mark Anthony Macapobre and Charlie Kit Arcelo’s version of Air Supply's "Having You Near Me" by went viral on social media.
Filipinos are big fans of Air Supply.
They generated an average of 3,400 searches for "having you near me lyrics" in 2019.
Filipinos also searched for the nearest evacuation centers for their safety.