terms of request for user data, the US topped the chart with a total of 7,969 data requests and Google complied in 90 percent of those cases.
Overall, Google received more than 20,938 requests for data from government entities across the globe related to 34,614 accounts In the first half of 2012.
The other major countries for such requests included Brazil (1,566), France (1,546), Germany (1,533) and Britain (1,425).
"The number of requests we receive for user account information as part of criminal investigations has increased year after year. The increase isnżt surprising, since each year we offer more products and services, and we have a larger number of users," it said.
Google said this statistics includes court orders and requests from other officials and police.