Half of Dutch Young Adults Use Online Dating

Online dating is increasingly common in the Netherlands. Nearly half of Dutch between the ages of 18 and 34 are active on dating sites or apps like Tinder, Happn and Grindr. Just over half of all Dutch think that getting a date online is just as normal as using more traditional methods, according to a survey among 1,015 Dutch people by research agency Ipsos, and researched by Rutgers and the Volkskrant. 

In total, one in five Dutch have an online dating profile. Tinder is the most popular dating app, with 13 percent of Dutch using it, followed by Happn with 3 percent and Grindr with 2 percent. As can be expected, the younger generation is far more comfortable with dating apps than older Dutch. Of Dutch people over the age of 65, only 4 percent have experience in online dating…


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