UK: user openness about using dating websites and apps June 2017, by gender

This statistic illustrates the findings of a survey on the openness of users with other people about their usage of online dating sites or apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by gender. During the survey period, it was found that 61 percent of responding females, who were current of former dating website or app users, let their friends know that they were using or had used websites or apps. Considerably larger share of surveyed male than female users, however, reported that they had not anyone know that they had used such online services.

Share of individuals who were open about using dating websites and app in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2017, by gender*

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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

9th to 11th of May 2017

Number of respondents

383 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

who use or have used an online dating app or website.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible. * This question was phrased by the source as follows:
"Which of the following people know that you use or have used dating websites and apps?"

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