PlentyofFish Reveal the Perfect Dating Profiles for Men and Women

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PlentyofFish has examined its dating app data to reveal what sort of man and woman receive the most attention online.

The dating app analysed more than one million profiles in the UK, in order to identify the different profiles that are most likely to gain the most interest from its users.

The results showed that men called Oli with brown hair, grey eyes, is 6ft 2in, who owns a dog and earns between £75,000 and £100,000 are more likely to gain the most female attention.

However, the dating app’s data showed that women who are from Essex, called Melissa, who earn between £35,000 and £50,000, have brown eyes and blonde hair, can speak Russian and are 5ft 3in tall are expected to receive the most messages from men.

The data also discovered that women tend to look for men with a degree, whereas men go for females who are educated to a high school level instead.

Shannon Smith, spokeswoman for PlentyofFish, said: “There is often a difference between what singles say they want, and their actual behaviour on our app. For example, men are often teased in the pub for being broody or wanting kids, but it’s clear that this is a big goal for them just as much as it is for women.

“Or that, despite a move towards cleaner living, a first date over a pint or a cocktail seems to be the most preferable.”

Traits causing the largest increase in messages:

Men

  • NAME – Oli – +24%
  • AGE – 35 – +13%
  • LOCATION – Surrey – +65%
  • JOB – Firefighter – +179%
  • HEIGHT – 6ft 2in – +30%
  • EYES – Grey Eyes – +8%
  • HAIR – Brown Hair – +12%
  • EDUCATION – Degree – +33%
  • WANTS KIDS – Wants Kids – +13%
  • SMOKING – Doesn’t Smoke – +20%
  • DRINKING – Drinks Socially – +6%
  • PETS – Has a Dog – +6%
  • MONEY – £75,000 – £100,000 – +68%
  • SECOND LANGUAGE – Norwegian – +32%
  • PERSONALITY TYPE – Very Ambitious – +29%
  • CAR – Has a Car – +169%

Women

  • NAME – Melissa – +55%
  • AGE – 25 – +18%
  • LOCATION – Essex – +72%
  • JOB – Insurance Sales – +82%
  • HEIGHT – 5ft 3in – +9%
  • EYES – Brown Eyes – +4%
  • HAIR – Blonde Hair – +7%
  • EDUCATION – High School – +4%
  • WANTS KIDS – Wants Kids – +6%
  • SMOKING – Does Smoke – +1%
  • DRINKING – Drinks Socially – +2%
  • PETS – Has a Dog – +5%
  • MONEY – £35k – £50k – +10%
  • SECOND LANGUAGE – Russian – +14%
  • PERSONALITY TYPE – Very Ambitious – +26%
  • CAR – Has a Car – +5%

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