The world’s most dateable accent has been claimed by the British, and not by a small margin either. According to Time Out’s Global Dating Survey, the British accent won hands down with a whopping twenty-seven per cent. The Americans came in second with 8.7 per cent, followed by the Irish with 8.1 per cent and then the Australians with 8 per cent.
The survey collected data from 11,000 singles living in 24 nations across the globe to discover their dating likes, dislikes and habits. Here’s a little of what they discovered:
Top 10 of the world’s most dateable accents
Given that the British accent has multiple variations, and possibly the most of any nation, it wasn’t identified which specific type of British accent led the pack. It might have been the variation that got Britain so far over the line, but let’s face it, a win is a win!
The world’s most dateable city
Does this come as a surprise? Paris has been well known for it’s romance for many years. The city of love had better watch out, however! One would assume they would have won by a landslide, but it looks like Melbourne wasn’t too far behind.
Oh New Yorkers, you sad lot of singles. Almost half are unhappy to be single, whereas Sydney residents seem to tip their scale in the opposite direction.
Judging from these results New Yorkers are a bit confused: They Describe their city as a warzone for singles when looking for a partner, but they aren’t missing out on the sex. It mustn’t be very satisfying, however, because 45 per cent did say they were sad to be single.
New Yorkers stand out again! Hmm, it makes you question what the dating scene is really like over there? It seems like quite a different terrain when compared with the rest of the globe.
That’s very interesting. Singles, please take note.
What careers do singles prefer?
What these results suggest is that there were a few professions in the mix of survey participants. This is good news – it highlights survey bias and accuracy and it’s seems results are indicative of a wide variety of people, therefore, overall results should be fairly accurate.
Well self-esteem isn’t an issue, however singles seem fairly fussy – particularly women in Chicago.
Where do their dates lead?
A staggering 41 per cent of global participants have dated a married person! That’s alarming.
Sex and dating
Hopefully this gives singles a bit more of an incite into the dating scene globally. Overall these results suggest people are actually more alike than different.
What do you think, have the results changed the way you look at dating?
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