UK: openness about using adult dating websites and apps 2017 by relationship duration

This statistic illustrates the findings of a survey on the openness of users with other people about their usage of adult online dating sites or apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by relationship duration. During the survey period, it was found that 27 percent or responding individuals, who were single up to six months, did not let anyone know, that they used adult online dating site or app. Equal share of respondents within that survey group, that is 18 percent, reported that their informed their partner, relatives, and friends.

Share of individuals who were open about using adult dating websites and app in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by relationship duration*

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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

9th to 11th of May 2017

Number of respondents

108 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

who use or have used an adult 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 people know that you use or have used adult dating websites and apps?"

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