During an April 2017 survey, 84 percent of dating app users stated that they were using online dating services to look for a romantic relationship.
A further 43 percent used online dating for friendly contact and only 24 percent of respondents stated that that they used online dating apps and services explicitly for sexual encounters.
The same survey also found that there were more male internet users who were currently using dating sites or apps than female users.
We used our data to find out more about which dating apps people use most, how much they engage with these apps, and the demographics of different app users.
Current online dating site users explained their reasons for using online dating sites or apps with answers that included finding someone for a long term relationship or even marriage and the chance to meet people who just want to have fun.
According to another recent survey of dating site users, 66 percent of U. singles used online dating to expand their dating pool.
Although high levels of activity are a choice that is being made, sometimes income needs force this choice upon us.
Online dating helps those who are consistently busy to still have the chance to find someone and schedule in some time to get to know others.