Online dating businesses serve the public when they are looking for new relationships, romance, love and the possibility of a new and lasting partnership.The ODA was set up in 2013 by a number of industry players who saw the need for the industry to step up and take responsibility for setting and maintaining standards.But what are the most enlightening results from studies done so far?Here we tell you the eight most groundbreaking conclusions scientists have gathered from studying singles online.1.Online dating is now a part of everyday life for millions of people.It is the largest single way in which relationships start in the UK today.
With this data and parting on the base of couples spending £100 per week on dates, the researchers concluded couples that met online could spend more than £4,900 each before getting hitched.
The second part is for actual dating services (this includes dating sites and dating apps).
In the contents below you will find them divided up accordingly. This is an ongoing project that I plan to add to regularly.
Our report shows that 38% of us will be meeting the love of our lives via an online dating or matchmaking service and a further 12% will have their first meeting through other types of website.
And by the year 2040, 70% of relationships will be able to attribute their coming-together to either online dating or online communication. Our research showed that the biggest growth segment for the next decade is going to be the 55-64 age group, who will see a 30% rise in the number of singletons and an increase in their usage of the internet.