Multi-section ReportsMarch 5, 2006

Online Dating

There is now relatively broad public contact with the online dating world. Yet, dating sites are just one of many online avenues that facilitate romantic connections.

CommentaryFebruary 13, 2006

Romance in America

Only 16% of single American adults are actively looking for dating partners.

Pew Research CenterDecember 8, 2005

September 2005 – Online Dating

This data set contains questions about online dating and Hurricane Katrina donations. It was used in the reports “Online Dating” and “Romance in America”.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 27, 2005

About 25 million people have used the internet to sell something

One in six internet users has used the internet to sell things and traffic to online classified sites has risen 80% in the past year.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 24, 2005

13 million Americans made donations online after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 20, 2005

Big jump in search engine use

Nearly 60 million online Americans use search engines on an average day.