A study by financial services provider Remitly has revealed the most popular dream jobs in the world and the UAE based on Google search data.
The study analyzed Google search data to uncover which careers people are searching for the most in each country.
Surprisingly, people in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain dream of being a poet more than any other profession, according to Remitly.
The career of a pilot was the most sought-after around the globe, however, in the Middle East, a more artistic occupation was preferred.
According to the data, the profession of a “poet” was the most searched for across the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries.
The study results offer a glimpse into the aspirations and desires of people from around the globe and provide valuable insights into the current job market trends.
From the world of entertainment to the tech industry, the study covers a wide range of industries and job titles, providing a comprehensive look at the most popular dream jobs in the world today.
The study was based on 12 months of Google searches, which reflects people’s interest in a particular job and can give a good insight into the current trend of the job market.
20 most popular dream jobs in the world
- Pilot – 930,630 searches
- Writer – 801,200 searches
- Dancer – 278,720 searches
- YouTuber – 195,070 searches
- Entrepreneur – 178,380 searches
- Actor – 176,180 searches
- Influencer – 159,180 searches
- Programmer – 125,310 searches
- Singer – 121,430 searches
- Teacher – 114,950 searches
- DJ – 112,360 searches
- Blogger – 104,600 searches
- Doctor – 104,080 searches
- Professor – 91,400 searches
- Flight attendant – 88,240 searches
- Firefighter – 84,300 searches
- Judge – 83,800 searches
- Lawyer – 79,470 searches
- Attorney – 74,030 searches
- Psychologist – 66,750 searches
Dream jobs in social media and online
Public sector jobs
- Police Officer
Art and culture
Most popular jobs in the sciences
- Life coach
Best jobs in sport sector
- Football coach
- Basketball player
Google search data was used to establish the annual search volume (October 2021 to October 2022) in each country for “how to be a [job]” search terms associated with dreaming of a new job or career for every country in the world. The most searched-for job was then used as the top career for the specific country.