Ahead of the UK snap election tomorrow, research reveals that Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn was the most searched political leader online in the UK, accounting for 50.27% of all searches in Britain, with Theresa May coming in second with 36.14% of searches.
Captify, which analyses 33bn searches a month, also found that The Labour party were also the most searched political party in the UK last week, followed by UKIP.
- For the month of May, Labour was the most searched for party, accounting for 54% of all online searches for UK political parties, followed by
- The Conservatives (39%) and The Liberal Democrats (7%)
- 94% of online searches for Theresa May in the same month were negative, versus 68.6% of searches for Jeremy Corbyn being positive
- Labour’s manifesto was the most searched for online since the election was called
Captify analysed 33 billion online monthly searches found that from the 25th May until the 31st May 2017:
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was the most search political leader online in the UK, accounting for 50.27% of all searches in Britain
Prime Minister and The Conservatives leader Theresa May was the second most searched for, accounting for 36.14% of all searches.
The full table is below:
- Jeremy Corbyn, Labour- 50.27%
- Theresa May, Conservatives- 36.14%
- Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish National Party – 7.50%
- Tim Farron, The Liberal Democrats – 2.75%
- Paul Nuttall, UK Independence Party – 1.94%
- Caroline Lucas, The Green Party – 1.40%
Overall for the month of May, 94% of online searches for Theresa May were negative (versus 6% positive). This was contrasted by 68.6% of searches for Jeremy Corbyn being positive (versus 31.4% negative)
In addition to this, during the same time period Captify measured which political party was the most searched and discovered that:
Labour once more came out on top, accounting for 40.5% of all online searches in the UK.
The full table is below:
- Labour (40.5%)
- UKIP (19.6%)
- The Conservatives (17.2%)
- The SNP (11.6%)
- The Greens (7.3%)
- The Liberal Democrats (3.8%)
Finally, Captify also measured which were the most researched political party manifestos since the election was called. It found that the public searched the most online Labour’s manifesto (53.99% of all searches), followed by The Conservatives (40.43%), The Liberal Democrats (4.8%), UKIP (0.32%), The SNP (0.25) and The Green Party (0.20%).
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