Survey Says: Bilingual Singles Are More Desirable

Plenty of Fish is revealing promising news for singles with more than one language in their repertoire!

According to data, bilinguals are considered more desirable by potential partners, and receive more messages when using dating apps. In fact, Plenty of Fish found that single men are 75 % more likely to strike up a conversation with someone who is bilingual, while single women are 63 % more likely.

In a survey of Plenty of Fish users, 43 % of American singles claim to automatically find someone sexier if they speak more than one language (a further 35 % said maybe, depending on their language).

But who are the most messaged bilingual men and women on Plenty of Fish?

Men

  1. German
  2. Swedish
  3. Dutch
  4. Norwegian
  5. Italian
  6. Portugese
  7. French
  8. Japanese
  9. Arabic
  10. Russian

And Women

  1. Dutch
  2. Arabic
  3. Swedish
  4. Norwegian
  5. Hebrew
  6. Spanish
  7. Russian
  8. Portuguese
  9. French
  10. Italian

**Research sample size of over 50 million messages sent on Plenty of Fish in January 2017 in the US, and survey responses of 325 American singles.

Kate Maclean

Posted by Kate Maclean

Kate is the PR Generalist at PlentyOfFish. Like a kid in a candy shop, Kate’s favorite things to do are eat mass amounts of sushi, spoon with her cat Snoop Dogg, and hike the great Canadian wilderness. Her favorite quote of all time is “people who love to eat are the best people” -Julia Child.

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