Volume and Trend of related keyphrases

Our SEMrush integration offers the functionality to find related keyphrases for the keyphrase you’ve filled out in Yoast SEO. These related keyphrases will also have some more metrics next to them to help you choose relevant related keyphrases. Those extra metrics is Volume and Trend. Here’s what they mean.

The Volume and Trend columns in Yoast SEO highlighted

Volume

Volume is the average number of monthly searches for the related keyphrase over the last 12 months. So this is a monthly metric.

Trend

The interest of searchers in the related keyphrase over the last 12 months. The metric is based on changes in the number of searches per month.