Tyvärr stödjer vi inte din version av webbläsare. According to the survey, four in ten Danish women have left their top in their bags and gone topless instead, whereas just over two in ten Swedish women have done the same. News in other languages. Why does this stereotype exist at all then? Well, if you look at the very limited research that has been done you'll soon find that Swedes may be more prudish than you originally would have thought. A different study by travelling agency Skyscanner, even found that Swedes were less tolerant of women being topless than most other nationalities, ranking behind both Italians, Spaniards and Americans.
So, while it's difficult to measure and compare attitudes towards nudity and toplessness, Swedes are - judging by the little research out there - not atypical nor among the top rankers.
Daily news pod Mon - Fri at 4. The Expedia survey showed that Germans are more than twice as keen to strip down at a public beach. In terms of Swedes attitudes towards nudism, studies consistently rank us as quite tolerant and accepting, but still far behind countries such as Germany or Spain. Researcher Emma Lindblad thinks that it has to do with another famous Swedish stereotype, the one about the Swedish sin. Are Swedes mroe likely to strip off? The Danes actually ranks five places ahead of us when it comes to being topless.