UK ONLINE DATING STATS
17% of UK couples who have recently married met online
15 MILLION singles in the UK are registered for online dating
ONLY 21% of women and men don't like love handles
ONLY 19% of women want a man that earns more than them
ONLY 12% of women are turned of by baldness
80% of people know someone who has found love online
UK online dating market estimated to be work 150 million pounds by 2014
There are currently over 1400 dating websites
Match.com (as of 2011), has 7 million UK users
Worldwide, there has been a 57% increase in the use of online dating sites.
in 2007, 20 million people visited or used an online dating site. In 2012, that had increased to 40 million people
One in ten singles currently use online dating sites around the world.
14% of women and 17% of men say their biggest online dating pet hate is no profile picture.
According to a survey by WeLoveDates, 55% believe the 'About Me' section is more important than pictures when it comes to online dating sites.
14% of men and 8% of women lie on their online dating profiles, with age being the most common thing to lie about.
24% of people using online dating said their biggest reason for using the service was because they could be selective.
35% of singles are dissatisfies with their single status, and 75% of singles in the UK haven't had any type of relationship in the last 18 months.
86% OF MEN, 97% OF WOMEN VALUE HONESTY IN A PARTNER
68% OF MEN, 81% OF WOMEN VALUE A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR
65% OF MEN, 70% OF WOMEN PREFER TO HAVE A FIRST DATE IN THE DAYTIME
-One of the world's biggest dating sites claims 271 weddings a day in the USA - that's 4.77% of all the marriages that took place in the country in 2011.
-Based on a survey of 500 couples, eHarmony could boast that those brought together by online dating were 66% less likely to get a divorce compared to the average.
-People who meet in the real world wait, on average, 42 months before getting married. Those who met online wait just 18.5 months on average.
1 IN 5 RELATIONSHIPS NOW BEGIN ONLINE