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Of this group, 93% had never been married Tinder replied – though this figure (drawn from ONS data) pertains only to the UK, as it was made in response to request from The Guardian (in all Tinder claimed 1.7% of its users were married).Global Web Index hit back, arguing the veracity of their methodology.In terms of age group, we still see the highest levels of usage among younger users.Over a third of those aged 18-24, and a quarter of those aged 25-34 use Tinder, as well as one in five in the 35-44 bracket.Another set of Tinder statistics come from We are Flint, who conducted a more recent survey in early 2018, of just over 2,000 Tinder users in each of the UK and the US.In the US, it was found that twice as many men use Tinder than women.The BBC pin the figure at a slightly higher 57 million. These are spread over 190 countries, with the Tinder app available in over 40 languages. Of course, the core Tinder demographic is singletons looking for romance of whatever shade…but whether or not that is the makeup of the user base has been called into question.
The Tinder app is built around the idea of the double opt-in – taking out the element of embarrassment and unwanted attention.Usage is still more pronounced among younger users, though a greater proportion of 25-34 year olds can be found on Tinder than 18-24 years olds here.As we go up the age groups, usage declines abruptly.Tinder is a dating app that matches users to others based on geographic proximity.It works through a simple interface that allows users to swipe right to ‘like’ or left to ‘pass’.