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Dating Services


  • Matchmaking for the search for life partners
  • Online Dating for easy flirting and chatting
  • Casual Dating for the search for non-committal sex
  • Advertising-based portals and apps


  • Niche dating, such as portals or apps for vegetarians
  • Offline dating agencies
  • Speed dating or similar events for singles
Market definition



  • Revenue in the "Dating Services" segment amounts to US$4,886m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 4.7 % resulting in a market volume of US$5,871m in 2021.
  • The market's largest segment is the segment "Matchmaking" with a market volume of US$2,370m in 2017.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$2,012m in 2017).
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