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Online Dating Statistics 2017

The times, they are a changin', that's for certain. Take a look at the statistics below, and if you are old enough to remember life before the internet, you will recognize just how far we've come in regards to electronic communications and social interaction.

19% of brides say they met their husbands online.

2017 online dating statistics84% of singles say they use tools like Yelp to review potential date venues.

Consumer Reports found online dating stressful and time-consuming to users who also believe it will produce the intended result continued.

Among singles reluctant to try online dating, 21% of women and 9% of men said it was because they knew someone who had a bad experience.

50% of those who have yet to try online dating say that they are reluctant because they are private people.

48% of those who have not tried online dating worry about their information security, while 46% worried about scams.

44% of online daters who had success said that their use of online dating led to marriages or serious long-term relationships.

2017 online dating statisticsMen and women both send unsolicited sexts in equal amounts which is 50% of the time for each.

The largest share of adults worldwide who are actively paying for a dating service are from United States (26%), United Kingdom (21%), and Germany (17%).

The smallest share of adults worldwide who are actively paying for a dating service are from France (13%), China (11%), and Saudi Arabia (5%).

The use of online dating services (sites and apps) among young adults (ages 18-24) nearly tripled from 2013 to 2016.

Real life events seem to be the latest trend with dating services.