So you want to date a Viking?
Scandinavian men and women have among the highest life expectancy in the world and fertility rates among European countries second only to Ireland. Although Scandinavia has an aging population, it has no shortage of young adults starting families. Scandinavian men and women have developed dating practices that are outwardly progressive while remaining humble in spirit. With a recent influx of asylum seeking immigrants that has altered the homogeneity somewhat, Modern day Viking men and women are open to outsiders in the dating world, as long as they are not subject to archaic traditions and values. Class stratification is rare in Scandinavian social interaction and the culture instills the notion that mates should be chosen based on compatibility and with goals of equal partnership. While marriage remains popular, Scandinavia has seen cultural acceptance of unmarried cohabitation and alternative lifestyles.
Scandinavian singles are demographically well-educated, humble and egalitarian in their beliefs. According to Statistics, 70 percent of Scandinavians use the Internet daily. They enjoy the resources that the modern world of dating provides, including Internet matching sites, singles clubs and nightlife in cities such as Stockholm, Copenhagen, Reykjavik, Helsinki and Oslo.