U.S. online dating website and app usage motivations 2019

Most popular reasons for users in the United States to use online dating websites or apps as of January 2019

U.S. online dating website and app usage motivations 2019 This statistic presents the leading reasons for users in the United States to use online dating websites or apps as of January 2019. During the survey period, 49 percent of respondents stated that they used a dating website or app to find an exclusive romantic partner, while in comparison 39 percent of respondents stated that they used the services to find something fun or interesting to do.
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Most popular reasons for users in the United States to use online dating websites or apps as of January 2019

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Share of respondents
To make platonic, non-romantic connections19%
To find an exclusive romantic partner49%
To find non-exclusive romantic partners20%
To have casual sex23%
To cheat on my significant other7%
To boost my self-esteem19%
To have something fun/interesting to do39%
To see what the app is like29%
Other2%
Don't know4%
Prefer not to say3%
Share of respondents
To make platonic, non-romantic connections19%
To find an exclusive romantic partner49%
To find non-exclusive romantic partners20%
To have casual sex23%
To cheat on my significant other7%
To boost my self-esteem19%
To have something fun/interesting to do39%
To see what the app is like29%
Other2%
Don't know4%
Prefer not to say3%
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This statistic presents the leading reasons for users in the United States to use online dating websites or apps as of January 2019. During the survey period, 49 percent of respondents stated that they used a dating website or app to find an exclusive romantic partner, while in comparison 39 percent of respondents stated that they used the services to find something fun or interesting to do.
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