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The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely. Year In Review

What people are trying to do on government websites, in their own words is pleased to present our annual reviews — high level reports that show, in their own words, what the public has been searching for across government websites.

From common needs for forms and process status checks, to the latest information on the news of the year, or vulnerable moments seeking help in times of need, is there, connecting people with their government.

Changes in the data over time reflect which agencies use our service, and major news in a given year. The data represents only those websites that use, and does not include data on searches run on commercial search engines.

If you have questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to our team.