April Fools’ 2021: Brits Among Europeans That MOST Enjoy Pranks According To YouTube Data In Latest OnBuy Study
UK ranks joint second as there are 52,000 YouTube searches per month from Brits for prank videos
The most popular type of prank based on specific YouTube searches by Brits is ‘laxative prank on girlfriend’ (18,000 monthly searches), followed by ‘gold digger prank’ (13,000)
France are the most mischievous internet users in Europe with an average 77,600 YouTube searches per month for prank videos
‘Kissing prank’ is the most searched for ‘type’ of prank on YouTube in 12 European countries whilst the same is true for ‘gold digger prank’ in five European countries
The internet has exposed us to many things that we thought we would never enjoy. One of the most popular guilty pleasures enjoyed online by people is prank videos.
To mark April Fools’ Day on Thursday 1st April 2021, OnBuy.com utilised online analytics tool Ahrefs to discover which internet users in Europe are the most mischievous based on their average monthly searches for prank videos on YouTube.
OnBuy.com found that individuals in France are the most mischievous internet users in Europe with an average 77,600 YouTube searches per month for prank videos – that is the equivalent of 2,503 YouTube searches each day.
In joint second position is the United Kingdom and Germany with an average of 52,000 YouTube searches each for prank videos every month.
When it comes to the specific types of pranks Brits most search for on YouTube, this is how they rank:
- Laxative Prank on Girlfriend – 18,000 average monthly YouTube searches
- Gold Digger Prank – 13,000 average monthly YouTube searches
- Kissing Prank – 10,400 average monthly YouTube searches
- Shampoo Prank – 3,900 average monthly YouTube searches
- Scare Prank – 3,900 average monthly YouTube searches
Poland is in third position as there are an average 29,500 YouTube searches by Poles each month for prank videos.
Turkey (22,300), Sweden (19,500), Russia (16,800) and Italy (15,700) are among the other European locations where people search on YouTube an average 15,000 times a month for prank videos, respectively ranking fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh.
On the other end in 20th spot is Ukraine, where there are an average 6,400 YouTube searches a month
43 European countries were individually assessed on YouTube searches for pranks.
The YouTube search volume data used for each respective European country in the research represents average monthly YouTube searches.
When analysing the data, the word ‘prank’ as well as the different types of pranks were assessed in English as well as each country’s respective primary language (where applicable) to increase the reliability of results.
Variations in the way individuals search for pranks on YouTube were accounted for e.g. ‘prank’, ‘pranks’ and ‘prank videos’ etc. The same is true for the different prank types e.g. ‘kissing prank’, ‘kissing pranks’, ‘kiss prank’ and ‘kiss pranks’ etc.
|The European Countries Most Searching for Prank Videos on YouTube|
|Rank||European Country||Average Monthly YouTube Searches for Prank Videos|
|The Most Seached Prank Type on YouTube in Each European Country|
|Rank||European Country||Most Searched Prank Type on YouTube||Average Monthly YouTube Searches for Prank Type|
|2||United Kingdom||Laxative Prank on Girlfriend||18,000|
|5||Sweden||Gold Digger Prank||4,900|
|8||Netherlands||Gold Digger Prank||3,400|
|10||Czech Republic||Date Prank||4,800|
|11||Romania||Prank on girlfriend||5,500|
|14||Denmark||Gold Digger Prank||2,800|
|17||Serbia||Prank on girlfriend||1,900|
|18||Norway||Gold Digger Prank||1,700|
|19||Austria||Gold Digger Prank||1,300|
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