US survey declares Irish men as world’s sexiest nationality

49% of female respondents list ‘accent’ as quality that influenced their decision

In the online survey to find the “The World’s Sexiest Nationalities”, Irish men, naturally, came top of the list.

In the online survey to find the “The World’s Sexiest Nationalities”, Irish men, naturally, came top of the list.

 

Irish men are the world’s sexiest nationality, according to a survey by an American “travel dating” website.

MissTravel.com claims to have polled 110,000 single Americans to find the “The World’s Sexiest Nationalities”, with Irish men taking almost 8,000 votes from the 66,000 American women who participated in the survey. Australian men ranked second.

Almost half the female respondents listed “accent” as the quality that influenced their decision (Irish men probably have Jamie Dornan, 50 Shades of Grey, to thank).

However, in an extraordinary lapse of judgement, Irish women did not make the top 10 list for American men.

Armenian women polled top, followed by “Barbadian/Bajan”.

When asked to rank the qualities that contributed to attractiveness when travel dating, “Body type” and “facial features” ranked highest for the (shallow) men polled.

The website matches “generous travelers who hate to travel alone with attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free”. It claims to have facilitated more than 300,000 such trips.

Sexiest Nationalities for Men
(Based on dating preferences of 66,309 American women)
1 Irish – 7,862
2 Australian – 6,486
3 Pakistani – 4,761
4 American – 2,909
5 English – 2,133
6 Scottish – 1,554
7 Italian – 905
8 Nigerian – 721
9 Danish – 670
10 Spanish – 598

Sexiest Nationalities for Women
(Based on dating preferences of 44,873 American men)
1 Armenian – 5,971
2 Barbadian/Bajan – 4,036
3 American – 3,402
4 Colombian – 2,741
5 English – 2,006
6 Australian – 1,040
7 Brazilian – 992
8 Filipina – 651
9 Bulgarian – 429
10 Lebanese – 323

 

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