On line dating statistics
19,000 people who got married over seven years were asked about how they met, with more than a third of the relationships beginning on dating sites, apps, message boards and other websites.Relationships that start online are happier The same study, which was also published in the ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ scientific journal, made another surprising discovery about online dating.At the opposite end of the scale, Louisiana is apparently the least romantic state.Relationships that began online were, on average, happier and less likely to split than others.The most (and least) romantic states in the USA According to research by large dating website POF, the American states of Michigan and Vermont have the most singles actively looking for relationships online.
Especially among younger people Pew Research Centre also found that the number of 18-24 year olds who use online dating has nearly tripled in the last three years – from 10% to more than 27%.It’s not just young people who are meeting singles online though.It’s no secret that online dating websites have become much more popular in recent years.The speed and convenience of a dating community has made it much easier to meet other singles – especially for people who work long hours or don’t have much spare time.
More than 60% of these people also agreed that an online dating community was a more efficient and easier way to meet people than more traditional options like going to a bar or visiting a speed dating event.
One third of current marriages started online Research reported by USA Today has shown that online dating was responsible for nearly 35% of recent marriages in America.