Trends data has shown that searches for the term Halloween have been steadily rising over the last 30 days before Halloween.

This was seen in the Western Cape, Kwa Zulu-Natal, Gauteng, Northern Cape and Free State.

Below is a round-up of the top Halloween-related search queries generated by South Africans:

'Top searches' indicate searches that topped Google's charts while 'Most searched' queries are the most popular terms for the past 15 years, ranked in order by volume of searches.

Live Google search trends data is available here

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