Market Wire has just revealed some dating statistics that have been released in the U.S.A and Europe. In the U.S. A., the dating service market is now worth more than $2 billion, with online dating sites booming in popularity since 2000 and taking more than 50% of the market value.
The Internet has changed the business of match making and has brought a cheap and easy way to navigate through online dating site matchmaking services, to just about anyone who has access to a computer and who is looking for a partner or romantic encounter.
Dating website’s earnings are projected to spike by just 7% this year as the American market has to accommodate more than 1500 sites and many of them are free dating sites. There are also the popular social networking sites which attract singles who do not have too much ready cash but still want a partner.
Britain and Europe are the next relatively untapped markets. Matchmakers are indicating reasonable growth, but others are not doing quite so well. However, speed dating is faring quite well and some of the dating sites aimed at specific niche markets.
The study evaluates the size of the market, predictions and situations from 1994 with a forecast up to 2014. Separate sections of the report cover dating websites, dating service franchises with physical addresses, wireless datelines, telephone chat services, and publications just for the single market
The research studies how dating services conduct the way they deal with earnings, service fees and profits. Also, the report adds detailed informative profiles of the top matchmaking services as well as the demography of the singles’ market, aspects that affect the demand for services and each of the different competitors’ profiles.
These include some of the profiles of the most famous online dating sites that are now found throughout the world, such as Match.com and Plenty of Fish. These well renowned dating companies are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the almost inexhaustible list of dating website possibilities that feature as individual entities in almost every country around the world.