U.S. adults who met their spouse or partner online 2018, by age

This statistic presents the percentage of U.S. adults who had met their spouse, partner or most recent person they dated online, sorted by age group. During the January 2018 survey it was found that 12 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years had met their current partner online. Overall, ten percent of adults in the United States had met a partner or spouse via online dating website or app.

Share of U.S. online adults who met their spouse or partner through an online dating website or app as of January 2018, by age group

Share of respondents
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Release date

February 2018


United States

Survey time period

January 18th to 20th, 2018

Number of respondents

2,204 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

How did you meet your spouse, partner, or the most recent person you dated? - Through an online dating website or app

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