Using Google Trends to understand population responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia

Published: 11 June 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/kxpwmn75p7.2
Khaidar Ali,
, Anis Fuad


This data provides information about both daily case COVID-19 case and Google RSV (Relative Search Volume) in Indonesia between January 21 - April 5. In this data we found that Google RSV for search term of category coronavirus, disease prevention, nonpharmaceutical intervention, and personal protective equiptment is strongly significant toward COVID-19 case in Indonesia (p<0.05). Additionally, time lag scenario between Google RSV and COVID-19 case in Indonesia also showed good performed (r>0.7; p<0.05). Therefore, Google Trend is able to recognize public interest toward COVID-19 in order to reduce the transmission.



Health Informatics, Health, Public Health Informatics, COVID-19