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As was the case for last month’s survey, more females than males responded in every age group (see figure 1).
Eighty-five per cent of survey respondents were aged between 20‑59 years, with more than half (58%) of responses contributed by women aged between 20-49 years (inclusive).
This is ahead of other traditional channels including interest-based clubs, holidays, pubs or bars, work and social networking sites.
Reduced stigma has promoted increases in online dating at all ages.
Fifteen per cent of men and 21 per cent of women consider online dating to be unsafe.