Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.According to another recent survey of dating site users, 66 percent of U. singles used online dating to expand their dating pool.Other common reasons for using online dating sites or apps were the pre-screening of dates as well as easier conversation. Closest competitors were e Harmony.com, Christian Mingle and dating app Tinder.
With this growing industry comes a lot of information that’s worth knowing. Are you curious as to how many people use dating apps or websites, and what their success is? Our friends over at Berkeley made an awesome infographic explaining the ins and outs of online dating statistics.Online dating is no longer seen as a last attempt for the desperate and lonely to find their soul mate.Here are 23 statistics to get your heart pounding: Meeting people online is a lot more common than you might think. An estimated 66% of them have gone on at least one date with someone they met through a dating site.A growing number of men and women who are looking for love give online dating the thumbs up.