The estimates included in the release are from the survey period January to March in each year equivalent to estimates shown for Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) in the 2015 release.
This is to enable you to compare the data more easily.
The Internet Access – Households and Individuals 2015 statistical bulletin provides more information on the range of activities carried out on the internet but the estimates are derived from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, which has a much smaller sample size than the LFS from which Internet users is derived.
Estimates of adults with a disability as defined by the Equality Act are presented from 2014.
And unsurprisingly more women than men have concerns about personal safety and online dating, with a majority (53 per cent) of women who have used online dating agree it is more dangerous than other ways of meeting people vs 38 per cent of male online daters who agree with the statement.
(Related: UK crime stats out this month show a six-fold rise in five years of people reporting being raped on a first date by someone they met on a dating app.) And while a majority (62 per cent) of online daters agreed with the statement that it allows people to find a better match because they can get to know a lot more people, and 61 per cent agreed also it’s a more efficient and easier way to meet people than alternatives, a third (31 per cent) agreed with the view that it keeps people from settling down because they always have more options for people to date, and 16 per cent agreed with the statement that ‘people who use online dating sites are desperate’.
Call it the Tinder effect: in the past two years use of online dating has surged among the youngest U. adults, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. All age-groups either showed an increase in usage of digital dating or else usage rates remaining constant over the past two years.
This correlates with them being the largest age group in Russia.Russian Search Marketing continues our blog series on Russian Internet user demographics covering the 25-34 year-old age group, which is one of the most important for advertisers looking to target Russian Internet users.This age group is the largest group of Russians on the web.Online dating went mainstream years ago, but new research suggests the amount of young adults looking for love on the Internet has grown threefold since 2013.The young adult demographic — ages 18 to 24 — has experienced the biggest uptick in online dating activity in the past three years, according to the Pew Research Center.