Worlds Rudest Nations

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From a 2012 survey carried out with 1,200 users of the travel search site Skyscanner.com, the nation with the most votes for rudest locals, where the locals never smile and people are particularly unfriendly, was… France, with 19.29%.  Brazil came out best with a vote of under 0.1% .


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% of votes Nationality

  1. 19.29 French
  2. 16.56 Russian
  3. 10.43 British
  4. 9.93 German
  5. 4.30 Chinese
  6. 3.39 American
  7. 3.15 Spanish
  8. 2.24 Italian
  9. 2.24 Polish
  10. 2.15 Turkish
  11. 1.90 Indian
  12. 1.90 Swiss
  13. 1.74 Greek
  14. 1.57 Croatian
  15. 1.41 Austrian
  16. 1.24 Cypriot
  17. 1.24 Egyptian
  18. 1.24 Korean
  19. 0.99 Norwegian
  20. 0.91 Australian
  21. 0.83 Dutch
  22. 0.83 Irish
  23. 0.83 Swedish
  24. 0.66 Japanese
  25. 0.50 Danish
  26. 0.41 Canadian
  27. 0.41 New Zealander
  28. 0.41 Indonesian
  29. 0.33 Portuguese
  30. 0.25 Thai
  31. 0.17 Filipino
  32. 0.08 Caribbean
  33. 0.08 Brazilian
  34. 6.37 Other……..

Personally, and I can only really speak for Paris, I do tend to agree somewhat with that. But I also know some very nice French people… (I had to get that in quickly 😉 )

 

Quotes from other web sites:

The survey received over 1,200 responses, 65 percent from the UK and Ireland. http://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewbender/2012/04/03/the-worlds-rudest-nations-for-travelers/


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At the other end of the scale, Brazilians, those from the Caribbean islands and Filipinos were voted least rude. http://www.eturbonews.com/28583/french-and-russians-still-rudest-chinese-placed-fifth

With 19 per cent of the vote, the French hold onto the title of rudest nation, being known for their abrupt and curt nature, especially when dealing with foreign tourists. This has often been taken as rudeness by visitors. http://www.travelbite.co.uk/travel-news/2012/03/16/the-world-s-rudest-nationalities

France, meanwhile, is considered the world’s rudest nation followed by Russia and the United Kingdom, according to the poll conducted by Skyscanner. http://globalnation.inquirer.net/32107/filipinos-among-least-rude-in-the-world-says-survey


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