UK: perceived openness to using dating websites & apps 2017 by relationship duration

This statistic depicts the findings of a survey on the perceived openness of individuals with other people about using online dating sites and apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by relationship duration. During a survey period, it was found that 75 percent of respondents, who were single up to six months, would let their friends know that they were using online dating websites and apps. On the other hand, one hundred percent of respondents who had been in a relationship for up to to six months would not let anyone know.

Which of the following people would you let know that you use dating websites and apps?

Single - up to 6 monthsSingle - 7 months to 2 yearsSingle - 2 years and longerMarried - up to 6 monthsMarried - 7 months to 2 yearsMarried - 2 years and longerIn a relationship - up to 6 monthsIn a relationship - 2 years and longer
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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

9th to 11th of May 2017

Number of respondents

126 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

non-users of dating websites who could imagine using one,

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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