Pretty Graphic: Online Dating by the Numbers

Saw this on Mashable earlier (via, but had to make a couple comments…

When they say that online dating is bigger than the porn industry, are they talking about the ENTIRE porn industry or just online porn? Also, I was a bit saddened that they mentioned the average visit time to a dating site, but not to a porn site (22mins. vs 2mins. probably).

The average dollar amount spent on online dating was somewhat useful. When I figure that I could be spending less than $250/year trying to find the love of my life on rather than spending $100/weekend at the bar, the ROI for online dating looks a lot more robust.

Also, great choice with the creepy-ass bear to represent the 1 out of 10 sex offenders using online dating to meet people. You spelled meet wrong, it’s MEAT.

Enjoy the pretty graphic!

Online Dating Statistics


  1. Cody · March 25, 2010

    The number one thing you lie about is the amount of pedobears in your apartment.

  2. ronschott · March 25, 2010

    Seriously, though… those bears are effing crazy looking.

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