Say cheese: Cardiff 26th ‘selfiest’ city in the entire world

Study finds people in Cardiff are among the world’s most prolific selfie-takers


Forget everything else Cardiff has ever achieved: it can’t get much better than this.

Cardiff has been ranked 26th  for the number of selfies taken by its inhabitants out of 459 cities from all corners of the globe – an achievement for native Cardiffians and students alike.

Reppin' Cardiff Castle with a selfie.

Reppin’ Cardiff Castle with a selfie.

Capture those precious university moments, with a selfie.

Capture those precious university moments, with a selfie.

In an investigation carried out by TIME, it has been found there are 66 selfie-takers in Cardiff for every 100,000 people.

A classic 'fan' selfie.

Truly epic.

Show your inner beauty, on the outside.

Show your inner beauty, on the outside.

Our beloved city ranks higher than the nation’s capital, with only a measly 32 out of 100,000 Londoners getting their front view cameras out. We’ve also beaten (this is clearly a fierce competition) other UK cities Bristol, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Hull, not to mention 433 others around the world.

Check out that sweet angle.

Check out that sweet angle.

The library selfie - a classic.

The library selfie – a classic.

Use a selfie to test out a new fashion statement amongst your friends.

Use a selfie to test out a new fashion statement with your friends.

Selfiest city number 1 is Makati City in the Philippines, with a whopping 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people, a number we can only aspire to beat.

Cardiff students are excellent at expressing themselves in selfie form.

Cardiff students are excellent at expressing themselves in selfie form.

Reckon you’ve got a selfie that’s a true world-beater? Send in your best ones to [email protected]