Most of the solitary ladies: 61% of women in britain are happy to be single, in comparison to 49% of males
This Saturday (11th November 2017), in the UK it seems it will be unattached women that will be celebrating the occasion as China gets set to mark Singles’ Day.
Mintel’s Single Lifestyles British 2017 Report reveals that 61% of single women say they have been satisfied with their relationship status, when compared with 49% of solitary males. Overall, it appears that unattached Brits come in no rush to discover a partner. As many as 70% of singles in the united kingdom state they’ve maybe not earnestly tried to find a partner in the last 12 months*, rising to 75% of women.
Today, 42% of Brits describe their relationship status as single**, while 58% state they’re in a relationship***. Of singles who possess attempted to locate a partner in the last year*, 68% used digital practices, like a dating internet site or software, while 40% have actually seemed to meet up with someone through friends and 19% have actually attended activities. Meanwhile, simply 6% have speed-dated.
Jack Duckett, Senior Consumer Lifestyles Analyst at Mintel, stated:
“It is easy to assume that most singletons are earnestly buying partner; nonetheless, our data shows that this might be not even close to always being the scenario. Much of this reluctance to find a partner are attributed to the young increasingly prioritising their education, careers and stability that is financial being in relationships.”
While many aren’t actively looking for love, it appears that the single life can have its drawbacks, specially when it comes down to funds. Simply 36% of singles in britain say they feel economically safe, compared to 52per cent of those that are in a relationship. Furthermore, 29% of singletons include having to pay bills among all of their top three life style challenges, while 25% be worried about spending the rent/mortgage.