Facts on dating websites
Today, 27% of young adults report using online dating sites, which is up 10% from 2013, likely due to the influx of dating apps on smartphones.
For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.
You roll your eyes and move on but you might also catch yourself wondering why you're single, and when you're going to find your match. population consisted of single adults, which has increased from 48% in 2011.
Hands down, Match is the most popular, as well as the most established, dating site, having grown to 23.5 million users and counting since their 1995 launch.
You're scrolling through your Facebook and Instagram feed and what do you see?
While your best chance at finding love is through a friend-which is how 63% of married couples say they met their partner-you still only have a 17% chance that you will like the person you're set up with.
Only 9% of women report finding a relationship at a bar or club, and only 2% of men has made a relationship through that scenario. Online dating statistics show that 20% of those in current, committed relationships began online and 7% of marriages in 2015 were between couples that met on a dating website.