Numbers to dating services
Matchmaking is, in some cultures, a tradition as old as the world, sometimes seen as a ritual or sacred duty.
More modern version of matchmaking appeared especially in large cities, where, although many people live in proximity to one another, meeting suitable partners seems to be impossible.
This statistic gives information on the global audience of selected dating sites from the United States in June 2015.
The number of Match Group paying users is constantly on the rise, having reached 2.6 million in the third quarter of 2015 in the United States alone. A growing number of dating sites serve Ireland, although the number is still comparatively small compared to countries like the USA and Britain.