U.S. online dating website and app usage motivations 2019, by age group

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

U.S. online dating website and app usage motivations 2019, by age group This statistic presents the leading reasons for users in the United States to use online dating websites or apps as of January 2019, by age group. According to the findings, 45 percent of respondents between the ages of 18 to 34 years reported that they used a dating website or app to find an exclusive romantic partner. Furthermore, 27 percent of respondents from the same age group also stated that they used online dating websites or app to boost their self-esteem.
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Most popular reasons for users in the United States to use online dating websites or apps as of January 2019, by age group

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18 to 34 years35 to 54 years55+ years
To make platonic, non-romantic conditions25%12%21%
To find an exclusive romantic partner45%48%55%
To find non-exclusive romantic partners27%16%12%
To have casual sex27%26%14%
To cheat on my significant other11%7%-
To boost my self-esteem27%19%7%
To have something fun/interesting to do45%33%37%
To see what the app is like34%23%27%
Other2%1%2%
Don't know5%3%4%
Prefer not to say3%3%4%
18 to 34 years35 to 54 years55+ years
To make platonic, non-romantic conditions25%12%21%
To find an exclusive romantic partner45%48%55%
To find non-exclusive romantic partners27%16%12%
To have casual sex27%26%14%
To cheat on my significant other11%7%-
To boost my self-esteem27%19%7%
To have something fun/interesting to do45%33%37%
To see what the app is like34%23%27%
Other2%1%2%
Don't know5%3%4%
Prefer not to say3%3%4%
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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, by age group. According to the findings, 45 percent of respondents between the ages of 18 to 34 years reported that they used a dating website or app to find an exclusive romantic partner. Furthermore, 27 percent of respondents from the same age group also stated that they used online dating websites or app to boost their self-esteem.
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