And while it may not inspire any Shakespearean love-at-first-sight romance tales, online dating has re-written the books on how modern couples fall in love. Take a look at these amazing statistics, and you’ll realize just how huge online dating has become: 1. Try online dating, where the users are only 47.6% women. Four percent of all African-Americans use the site In terms of revenue, online dating is the third-largest internet industry behind gaming and music sites. marriages over the past three years were with couples who met online. With over 100,000 users, Black People Meet is the 11th most popular dating site in the world.And the trend shows no signs of slowing with sites becoming ever more specialised.Couples who want to be matched by their music tastes can now logon to Tastebuds, while Jewish singles can try JDate and those who just want their partner in uniform can try Uniform I hope that a few of these will surprise you – as they surprised me too – and some will make you laugh. Best first date: have a drink somewhere, and maybe dinner afterwards. On the first date a restaurant is always a good choice, surveys show that Italian restaurants are the most preferred on these occasions. Most important to people in an online profile are the’About me’ (55%) and the ‘Pictures’ section (45%). In the UK the volume of Google searches on mobile phones about dating grew by more than 200% year by year since 2008. 36% of adults admit that they broke up with someone because of their looks – out of this: 31% of men and 12% of women dumped their partner because they were overweight. There are about 3 million first dates every day on the whole world. The 3 main reasons of break-ups: 1: lost interest, 2: distance, 3: cheating. 56% of all adults claim to have an unhappy sex life. 5,4% of adult people die without ever getting married. Chinese people use online dating sites the most (aound 140 million people) – more than the rest of the world combined. e Harmony and are two of the most known dating sites on the whole world. Some surveys in the USA state the average age of an online dater is 48 years, meanwhile other statistics show that nearly 50% of all online daters aged between 18-34 – I guess this latter one is much closer to the truth. About 52% of online daters are male, 48% are female – so we definitely can’t say it is a sausage fest :)! Of course I can’t guarantee that these figures are 100% sure and reliable (some of these could have been just made up by some people who say they are scientists – no offense), so read these points by bearing this in mind. So sometimes pictures really worth a thousand words. Despite this, about one third of online daters do not upload a profile picture to their online dating profile. People who do upload a picture are better be uploading photos with which they can enhance their qualities and make themselves unique – meanwhile they still look attractive of course. 9% of online daters are registered on 3 or more online dating sites. The average time of courtship before marriage is much shorter when two people meet online than in person (online: 18 months, offline: 42 months).13. Pictures about hobbies can give a great spark to conversations when meeting each other in person. After the ‘About me’ and the ‘Pictures’ section on a dating profile the most important for online daters is the geographical location and the age of the potential partner. When looking for a potential partner online, some of the most important dealbreakers are: smoking, drinking, political views, religious views, education, racial background and children. 51% of all online dating people are in a relationship, only 21% are really single and 11% are married. 80% of online daters know someone who found love on the internet – this is a great motivation for most of them. About 50% of all people on the world know someone who dated someone they met on the internet. About 10% of the population use online dating sites to find love.
In the following you can read some fun and interesting facts, tips and statistics about online dating and relationships in general that can be found on the internet. Findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, put the percentage of married couples that now meet online at almost 35% -- which gives what may be the first broad look at the overall percentage of new marriages that result from meeting online.About 45% of couples met on dating sites; the rest met on online social networks, chat rooms, instant messaging or other online forums.One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app themselves, and many people now know someone else who uses online dating or who has found a spouse or long-term partner via online dating.General public attitudes towards online dating have become much more positive in recent years, and social networking sites are now playing a prominent role when it comes to navigating and documenting romantic relationships.Company officials say e Harmony paid Harris Interactive 0,000 to field the research.