UK: user reasons for using online dating sites or apps 2017, by usage of adult dating

This statistic illustrates the findings of a survey on the reasons for using online dating sites or apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by usage of adult dating portals. During the survey period, it was found that 65 percent of polled current users of adult dating portals reported, that they used online dating site or app in order to meet people who share their interest or hobbies. Furthermore, 54 percent of responding individuals among that survey group stated, that wanted to meet people who shared their beliefs or values.

Why do or did you use online dating sites or apps?

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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

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

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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