Attitudes to app and internet dating in Australia 2017

This statistic depicts the result of a survey about attitudes into app and internet based dating in Australia in 2018. During the period examined, 53 percent of respondents from the millennial age group stated they would be embarrassed to admit to having met a partner through a dating app or service, whilst 25 percent of baby boomers said they would feel embarrassed. By comparison, 75 percent of baby boomer said they would not be embarrassed to admit they met a partner through a dating app or service, compared to 44 percent of millennials that were asked.

Generational attitudes about app and internet based dating in Australia in 2017

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Release date

November 2017



Survey time period

September 11 to September 28, 2017

Number of respondents

1,014 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Respondents were asked: "If you had a relationship with someone from a dating service or app, would you be embarrassed to admit it?"

Source does not provide exact age range of respondents. Milllennials typically are defined as being approximately ages 20 to 35, generation X as approximately 36 to 51 years and baby boomers approximately 52 to 70.

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