The 50 best cities in Europe for singles have been named by Big 7 Travel, and four of them are Irish.
Single and ready to mingle? Big7 Travel has revealed the 50 best cities in Europe for singles and three of them are in Ireland, and another one in Northern Ireland!
Big7 Travel analyzed the following data points in creating their ranking of the top 50 cities in Europe for singles:
- Highest usage rate of Tinder and/or Badoo dating apps
- Population percentage of single people per capita (Eurostat)
- Overall population of the city – you don’t want a date where you’ll bump into the person the next day!
- Data from dating app research on Statista
- Quality of dating scene as voted for by sample of our 1.5million European audience
Here are the cities in Ireland where you're most likely to be lucky in love:
Galway was named the 42nd best European city for singles. Of the charming city on the Wild Atlantic Way, Big7 Travel wrote: “Galway has the highest percentage (at 53.3% ) of single people in Ireland, making it extra easy to find your very own Galway Girl. You’ve some decent chances at finding love in the singles capital of Ireland.”
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast was named the 29th best European city for singles. Big7 Travel made note of the city’s large population that claims to be single: “Belfast has (at last count!) a grand total of 106,568 single people in the city. That’s 46.6% of the city’s population, a percentage that’s quite promising.”
Ireland’s capital city of Dublin was named the 13th best European city for singles. Of it, Big7 Travel wrote: “You’ll have the luck of the Irish when it comes to dating in Dublin, as it’s the 14th most popular city in Europe for Tinder Passport users. Daire, a 27-year-old Financial Advisor and Entrepreneur from Dublin, was even named as one of the Top 30 Most Swiped Singletons on Tinder in 2019.”
Limerick rounded out Big7 Travel’s top choices and came in 10th among the best European city for single. “The Irish accent is known as one of the sexiest in the world, and Limerick holds the honor of second most popular Tinder city in the world. It beats out countless other well-known cities and is the only Irish one that made the top 10 most popular cities on Tinder.”
Here’s Big7 Travel’s top 10 European cities for singles:
10th. Limerick, Ireland
9th. Tallinn, Estonia
8th. Oxford, England
7th. Paris, France
6th. Geneva, Switzerland
5th. Berlin, Germany
4th. London, England
3rd. Oslo, Norway
2nd. Madrid, Spain
1st. Stockholm, Sweden
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