As China gets set to mark Singles’ Day this Saturday (11th November 2017), in the united kingdom it seems it will be unattached ladies that will be celebrating the event.
Mintel’s Single Lifestyles UK 2017 Report reveals that 61% of single women say they’re pleased with their relationship status, compared to 49% of solitary males. Overall, it appears that unattached Brits come in no rush to locate a partner. As much as 70% of singles in the united kingdom state they have maybe not actively attempted to find a partner within the last few 12 months*, rising to 75% of females.
Today, 42% of Brits describe their relationship status as single**, while 58% state they’re in a relationship***. Of singles that have attempted to look for a partner within the final year*, 68% have used digital techniques, including a dating website or application, while 40% have actually appeared to satisfy someone through friends and 19% have actually attended occasions. Meanwhile, simply 6% have speed-dated.
Jack Duckett, Senior Customer Lifestyles Analyst at Mintel, said:
“It is easy to assume that all singletons are actively buying a partner; nevertheless, our data shows that this will be not even close to constantly being the situation. Much of this reluctance to look for someone are related to the young increasingly prioritising their education, careers and stability that is financial being in relationships.”
Even though many aren’t actively interested in love, it appears that the single life can have its drawbacks, specially when it comes to funds. Just 36% of singles in the united kingdom state they feel financially protected, when compared with 52% of these that are in a relationship. Continue reading “All the ladies that are single 61% of females in the UK are happy to be single, when compared with 49% of males”