Germans most likely to go naked on beach

New York, July 20 (ANI): Most American beachgoers prefer to keep their tops on at the beach, while Germans are most likely to go naked, a new poll has revealed.

The survey suggested that women in Denmark, Italy and Norway were the most likely to ditch their bikini tops, while those in the U.S. and the Asia Pacific countries were most likely to cover up.

According to's annual Flip Flop Report, only 5 percent admitted that they have sunbathed in the buff at the beach, the New York Daily News reported.

The poll conducted on 606 people from 21 countries found that just a quarter described themselves as "comfortable" with topless beaches.

Around 71 percent of the French participants revealed that they were "somewhat or very comfortable" with topless beaches, but 42 percent said they would "never" go topless or nude themselves.

It was found that Germans are least afraid to show off a lot of skin at the beach, which almost one in five German respondents admitting that they have spent a day on the beach in the nude.

Some 65 percent of survey respondents said they were fine with Speedos, while 91 percent of the French said the skimpy suits were an adequate beachwear option. (ANI)


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