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It’s Valentine’s Day. What Country Has the Most Love?

Fred Dews

Last year, Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson mined Gallup data of a survey conducted in 136 countries on questions of love and relationships.


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See the top-ranked and bottom-ranked countries here.


This year, Wolfers tweeted a chart from a new piece in The Atlantic on the countries that feel the most love in the world:

and he also pointed out this item that he contributed to Freakonomics last year:


Finally, other Brookings experts have recently weighed in on the changes in marriage and family formation in America. Here are our recommended stories:

Opposites Don’t Attract: Assortative Mating and Social Mobility

HIP (High Investment Parenting) Marriages Are the Future

How to Save Marriage in America

Can a Federal Program Keep Mom and Dad Together?

Why Marry? (Part 1): A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

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