Last month, Fixr.com thought it would be fun to create a world map showcasing the most googled product costs for every country. The infographic is based on Google’s autocomplete function, which provides users with suggestions based on common searches by other users. Though not scientifically accurate, it yields some pretty funny, and some very questionable, results.
Using the formula “how much does a * cost in (x country)” in their Google search bar, they found that Google users want to know:
How much a kidney costs in Iran
How much a prostitute costs in Brazil
How much watermelons cost in Japan
How much rhinoplasty costs in Korea
How much a tummy tuck costs in Mexico
Check out all the surprising findings in the maps below:
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