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Brussels ranked one of the best European cities for singles in 2022

21:50 22/09/2022

Global travel site Big 7 Travel has chosen Brussels, Leuven and Antwerp to feature in its annual list ‘The 50 Best Cities In Europe For Single People 2022’.

Among top cities like London and Barcelona, Brussels (19) has made its way into the top 20 based on the site’s research. The website collates statistics which determine whether you’ll have a better chance at finding love or at least a good date for the evening.

These can range from the rate of singles per capita of the population to affordability. Big 7 Travel has also had the opportunity to use data from other sources. For example, it’s been able to determine the nightlife opportunities with TripAdvisor and other research shared by Statista.

But what about dating apps? Well since they’ve become widely used on the dating scene, the information available from dating apps such as Tinder, Badoo and Bumble is also taken into consideration.

Brussels diverse population and relaxed but vibrant nightlife show why it deserves to be one of the best European cities for singlesRegular speed dating events and a slightly younger population also explain its top 20 position.

Joining the capital in the top 50 was Leuven (46) and Belgium’s second city Antwerp (49). Research showed that the student cities were full of youngsters looking for love, contributing to the country’s high dating app usage. The cities buzzing nightlife and events for singles also pushed it up the ranking.

Photo: © Visitbrussels/Jean-Paul Rémy

Written by Louis Kernoa-Pascoe