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UK: reasons for using online dating sites or apps 2017, by relationship contentment

This statistic illustrates the findings of a survey on the reason for using online dating sites or apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by relationship contentment. During the survey period it was found, that 70 percent of responding current users of online dating sites or apps, who were single and either very or somewhat happy, stated, that they were looking for a romantic relationship. Furthermore, during a survey conducted in the United States it was reported, that 43 percent of polled American users of dating sites or apps stated, that they used such online services in order to find friendly contact.

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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

9th to 11th of May 2017

Number of respondents

79 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

who currently use an online dating app or website.

Method of interview

Online survey

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