Online dating and marriage statistics
Couples who want to be matched by their music tastes can now logon to Tastebuds, while Jewish singles can try JDate and those who just want their partner in uniform can try Uniform
One in every ten American adults has used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.
In Britain around 20 per cent of heterosexual couples met online and 70 per cent of homosexual couples.
And the trend shows no signs of slowing with sites becoming ever more specialised.