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Error message Why this message appeared
Forecast unavailable for this query. The search terms may be too obscure or there may not be enough data to provide a reasonable forecast.
Forecast unavailable for selected time range. The time range you've selected is anything other than 2004 - present. To see a forecast, select this specific date range from the drop-down menu under Filters.
Not enough search volume to show results. You'll see this message when you've entered a search term that doesn't have enough search volume. Remember, Google Trends only returns data for terms that have a significant amount of search volume. You may want to consider the following:
  • Make sure all words are spelled correctly
  • Try more general search terms
  • Try fewer search terms
Forecast is unavailable for the selected property. Forecasts currently only work for the Web Search property. If you’ve selected Image Search, News Search, or Product Search, a forecast will not be shown.
Worldwide top searches are currently unavailable. No terms are entered and your location filter is set to Worldwide.Try entering a specific search term to see worldwide top searches related to that term.
Note: Less than X% of searches containing 'Y' are categorized as (Category A). There are other categories that may be more relevant for your search term. When you select a category that's more relevant, the results will capture more data specific to your search term.
Forecast unavailable for some of your comparison items. It's possible that the search terms may be too obscure or there may not be enough data to provide a reasonable forecast.