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Dating Game of Thrones Fans

Why You Should Date a Game of Thrones Fan, According to Data

As many of us know, Winter is coming, and to celebrate the upcoming new season of HBO's Game of Thrones, dating site Match dug in to find a little more about GoT fans and where to find them. Turns out, you might want to get your own Khaleesi or King of the North as data results unveiled pretty positive statistics about those who love the series. Overall, they were found to be better educated than most of the Match population and more likely to have had sex in the past year than other singles in America. See what else the survey reported!

Game of Thrones fans are . . .

  • Better educated (70 percent more likely to have a PhD, 44 percent more likely to have a graduate degree, 23 percent more likely to have a BA).
  • 31 percent more likely to be into yoga and 42 percent more likely to be into skiing.
  • Earning a higher income (83 percent more likely to make $150K+ and 39 percent more likely to make $100-$150K).
  • 62 percent more likely to work in law and 40 percent more likely to be into politics or foreign films.
  • 47 percent more likely to be liberal or very liberal, 24 percent less likely to be conservative, 62 percent less likely to be ultraconservative.
  • *Compared to the general population on Match.

  • 81 percent more likely to have had a date in the last year.
  • 61 percent more likely to have had sex in the last year.
  • 29 percent more likely to have ever had a friend-with-benefits relationship.
  • 26 percent more likely to have ever filmed sex.
  • *Compared to singles across America, not just Match members.

Top 5 Cities to Find a GoT Fan on Match

  1. Washington DC
  2. Madison, WI
  3. Boston, MA
  4. San Jose, CA
  5. Austin, TX
Image Source: Helen Sloan / Courtesy of HBO
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