Statistics and dating
We’ve compiled a list of 21 good, bad, and just plain weird statistics on online dating that will blow your mind.Hands down, Match is the most popular, as well as the most established, dating site, having grown to 23.5 million users and counting since their 1995 launch.For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.For women, online dating statistics show that a woman's desirability online peaks at 21.Only 9% of women report finding a relationship at a bar or club, and only 2% of men has made a relationship through that scenario. Online dating statistics show that 20% of those in current, committed relationships began online and 7% of marriages in 2015 were between couples that met on a dating website.If you meet someone online, chances are you'll break up online.There are 40 million Americans using online dating websites and those users range from young to old.Today, 27% of young adults report using online dating sites, which is up 10% from 2013, likely due to the influx of dating apps on smartphones.
The demographics are 62% male and 38% female and 54% of them are single.
For Tinder to make the app more popular, their then Chief Marketing Officer, Whitney Wolfe went to sorority girls and fraternity boys meetings to get more college students on board.
With these people signed up, the app became more popular with word of mouth.
Today, there are millions of people on thousands of dating sites looking for their perfect match, whether that’s for a hookup, date, relationship, or marriage.
With this growing industry comes a lot of information that’s worth knowing.