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 a multi-billion dollar industry with over 40 million users and growing every day.
As it happens, the only group which has taken to online dating at a rate like very young adults have been older adults.
According to , 11 percent of American adults have enrolled in an online dating service. Online dating sites and dating apps enjoy widespread popularity, and not just among young adults.
If you're a baby boomer, you're just as likely to be an online dater as a young adult.
Consider Match.com, an online dating industry pioneer. Around that time, only 14 percent of American adults were internet users.
Today, about 95 percent of Americans, or 304.1 million people, are online, and many are surfing the Web for dates and mates.
The format of the original series was simple: a bachelorette would have three minutes to ask the same set of questions to each of three hidden bachelors, and then select one bachelor as her "date" based strictly on their responses. online dating market was worth $2.2 billion in 2014, a 3.5 percent per annum increase since 2008.