Top Sites

Intended For : Friendships, informal dating, serious dating and long-term relationships

Regions : USA and global

Membership options : Free Sign-up, premium and premium add-ons

In Essence :

Long established brand leader Match scores highly in all the key areas and is feature packed. The large membership base also means a plentiful supply of local dates.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
52%
48%
36 m

Intended For : 50+ singles, friendship, dating and serious relationships.

Regions : USA & Canada

Membership options : Free sign-up, browsing and premium.

In Essence :

Our favoured site for senior dating. OurTime has an intuitive user friendly platform and is by far the most highly populated site for the 50+ dating sector.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
47%
53%
9.15 m

Intended For : Serious dating, long-term relationships and marriage.

Regions : USA and global

Membership options : Free sign-up and premium

In Essence :

eharmony has firmly established its reputation as a site for the seriously intentioned. It claims to be responsible for more than 100,000 marriages per year.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
49%
51%
5.32 m

Intended For : Casual dating

Regions : U.S. , Canada, UK and global

Membership options : Free browsing, premium subscription

In Essence :

The site has circa 67m visitors per month with 70% from the U.S. and sizeable global traffic including the UK, Canada and Brazil. AdultFriendFinder dominates the casual dating hook-up sector.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
81%
19%
70m

Intended For : Professionals, informal dating and long-term relationships

Regions : USA and global

Membership options : Free sign-up, free browsing and premium

In Essence :

Catering for educated professionals with a matching algorithm that goes that extra mile towards providing well matched date suggestions that could lead to long-term relationships.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
50%
50%
1.47 m

Intended For : Christians seeking like-minded values friendship, dating and serious

Regions : USA, Canada, Australia and UK

Membership options : Free sign-up, browsing and premium

In Essence :

It's not Christian owned like some of the smaller Christian focused sites. It is, however, user friendly with the largest user base and therefore should give the most local matches.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
44%
56%
1.1 m

Intended For : Informal dating, social contact and serious dating

Regions : USA

Membership options : Free-sign-up, browse for free and premium

In Essence :

Launched in 2002, SeniorSingles uses a sophisticated matching algorithm and provides members with a good selection of what should be well matched local dates.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
45%
55%
1.0 m

Intended For : Age-gap dating

Regions : U.S., UK, Canada, France

Membership options : Free browsing, paid subscription

In Essence :

The most popular site for older men seeking arrangements with attractive younger women and vice versa.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
68%
40%
394k

Intended For : Christian singles looking for friendship, dating and long-term relationships.

Regions : USA & Canada

Membership options : Free sign-up, free browsing and premium

In Essence :

Formerly known as ChristianPeopleMeet, the site caters for like-minded faith and values Christians. Coming under the Match.com group umbrella it's growing in popularity with Christian singles.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
50%
50%
532 k

Intended For : Friendships, informal dating and serious relationships

Regions : Primarily USA

Membership options : Free sign-up, browsing and premium.

In Essence :

The site of choice for African Americans looking to meet like-minded black singles. Competively priced, the site provides for what it says on the tin and does it well.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
46%
54%
3.79 m

Intended For : For: Sports and fitness enthusiasts seeking activity partners, dating and serious relationships.

Regions : USA, UK, Canada

Membership options : Free sign-up, free browsing and premium.

In Essence :

One of the most popular niche sites. Fitness-Singles appeals to those who enjoy an active sports and fitness lifestyle and desire a like-minded partner.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
52%
48%
609 k

Intended For : 20's to 30's, social connections, informal dating, mobile app dating

Regions : USA & Global

Membership options : Free, tokens, premium subscription

In Essence :

More orientated towards social connections, Zoosk is our favoured social networking mobile app option.

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Male / Female Ratio
Usage (visits/mth)
Mobile App
Latest Offers
50%
50%
25.6 m

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