Those with a household income of 50,000 to 74,999 USD being the largest share of online dating site users of any other income at 15 percent.Current online dating site users explained their reasons for using online dating sites or apps with answers that included finding someone for a long term relationship or even marriage (46 percent of respondents) and the chance to meet people who just want to have fun (25 percent).
Online dating is no longer seen as a last attempt for the desperate and lonely to find their soul mate.
The stigma is beginning to dissipate as 87 percent of single American males believe that online dating is now socially acceptable, a belief that also 83 percent of female dating site users agreed with.
Furthermore, more men use online dating sites and online dating apps than women.
Alongside gender, household income also introduces some interesting figures on the demographic of online dating users.
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We have come to rely on them to illustrate the technology and business news of the day.- Matt Silverman, Editorial Director, Mashable This chart shows the percentage of people in France who in 2015 reported having used a dating website, a mobile dating app or both at some point in their life.It shows that only one percent of respondents had used mobile dating apps exclusively, while 17 percent reported having already used both mobile dating apps and dating websites.In 2015, the leading dating website in the United States with global audiences was with 35 million unique monthly visitors, dominating the industry ahead of its nearest rivals Plenty Of Fish with 23 million visitors and Zoosk in third place with 11.4 million visitors.As of the third quarter of 2015, the Match Group had 4.18 million paid dating subscribers across all its platforms.However, it is not just about the numbers of people clicking on and scrolling for potential partners.