UK: experiences and attitudes to dating websites or apps 2017 by sexual orientation

This statistic depicts the findings of a survey on the experiences and attitudes regarding dating websites or apps according to users in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by sexual orientation. During the survey period, it was found that 28 percent of responding heterosexual individuals reported that their signed up for a dating website just for fun. Nonetheless, 27 percent of respondents within that survey group reported that they had fallen in love with someone they had met online.

Experiences and attitudes regarding dating websites or apps according to users in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by sexual orientation*

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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

9th to 11th of May 2017

Number of respondents

383 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents who use or have used an online dating app or website.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.
* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which of the following statements apply to you?"

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