Reveals What to Expect When Dating in Edinburgh

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Are you single in Edinburgh? Stats from’s 2012/13 LoveGeist report reveals that nearly a quarter of adults in the capital are single (23%). Edinburgh dating survey survey reveals Edinburgh dating secrets

81% of Edinburgh singles see intelligence as one of the most important factors in a potential partner

Smart singles who are considering dating in Edinburgh should keep those books at the top of their bags!'s 2012-2013 LoveGeist survey has revealed that Edinburgh singles prefer brains over beauty, with as many as 81% placing intelligence as one of their top most important factors about being with someone.

Here are a few more interesting facts to keep you in the know when dating in Edinburgh:

  •     38% of the singles interviewed said that they perform better at work when they’re happy with their love life
  •     52% of Edinburgh singles would be willing to change something about themselves for the good of a relationship
  •     26% of Edinburgh singles said they’d change their attitudes towards marriage for the sake of their relationship
  •     On average, Edinburgh singles spend £39.11 preparing for a first date and a maximum of £48.15 while on the date

The figures have been released by match, the company behind online dating site as part of its annual LoveGeist study. The figures were calculated following a poll of daters in some of the UK's biggest regions and cities, and have been used to create an infographic about dating in Edinburgh. is the UK's best known dating site and is responsible for more relationships and marriages than any other online dating site.

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