Study: South Africans ranked as sexiest nationality in Africa

Study: South Africans ranked as sexiest nationality in Africa

South Africa is considered to have one of the most beautiful populations in the world, according to a recent study.

Researchers from Big 7 Travel found that South Africans were ranked as the sexiest people on the continent.

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At a global level, South Africans were ranked 6th.

Ukrainians were found to have a stunning and striking appearance that saw them easily top the Big 7 Travel 2019 polls that sampled 50 countries.

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Danish, Philippians, Brazilians and Australians scooped second, third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.

At the tail end were Irish. The study stated that "not even Jamie Dornan or Cillian Murphy could save the Irish from getting voted the least sexiest nation in the world".

Other nationalities that derailed the list included Croatians, Belgians, Slovenians and Norwegians.

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Americans scooped 45th position, just five counts off the last nation, while Germans were ranked 44th.

"The United States has a hugely-diverse population, making it hard to pinpoint what an ‘American’ looks like. Some might say Britney Spears, others think of Donald Trump," read part of the report.

Nigerians were ranked 29th, Morocco 35th, Egyptians 37th and Tunisians at 40th position, closing the list of top African countries in the survey.

The team surveyed a sample of 1.5 million audiences who shared their views that transcended into votes.

Respondents were not given specifications of the term ‘sexy’, so interpretation of the word was up to them.

The term 'sexy’, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, is classified as “generally attractive or interesting”.

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