Online Dating Statistics

25 million people use online dating sites every month.** 

It’s for good reason:

35% of relationships now start online.*

Someone told you online dating is for losers?

Couples who meet online could be happier in the long run than couples who meet through other avenues.**

Tell your ignorant married friend to stick that in his pipe and smoke it.

57% of college grads know someone who’s online dating…***

And 41% know someone who’s met their wife, husband, or significant other through online dating.***

And it’s not slowing down.

Google searches for OKCupid have sky-rocketed since 2010:

Online Dating Statistic Sources:

* “Online Dating: A Critical Analysis From the Perspective of Psychological Science,” a 2012 research article published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest

** “Marital Satisfaction and Breakups Differ Across On-Line and Off-Line Venues,” a 2013 Study by U.S. researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

*** “Dating Digitally,” a 2013 national survey of dating and relationships in the digital era by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project