Dating Statistics

Dating Statistics
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Dating Statistics: Nice Guys Vs. Bad Boys on TV

Data Source: November 2014 roundup of 53 “sexiest TV character” list posts (only written by women)
Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/how-to-get-a-girlfriend/

To find out which TV characters women fantasise most about dating we rounded up 53 “sexiest TV character” lists (only written by women) and after counting 444 votes, out of the 200 characters who received two votes or more:

TV Statistics

– Only 14% are nice guys
– 86% are bad boys
– 40% are killers
– 21% are vampires
– 33% wear leather jackets
– 21% wear suits

The top 5 TV series for fantasy boyfriends are:

1. The Vampire Diaries
2. True Blood
3. Lost | Buffy The Vampire Slayer
4. Mad Men | Supernatural
5. Gossip Girl

The top 10 TV characters women want to date are:

1. Damon Salvatore (The Vampire Diaries)
2. Don Draper (Mad Men)
3. Eric Northman (True Blood)
4. Sawyer (Lost) | Chuck Bass (Gossip Girl)
5. Spike (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
6. Jim Halpert (The Office) | Pacey Witter (Dawson’s Creek)
7. Mr Big (Sex & The City)
8. Jordan Catalano (My So-Called Life) | Dexter Morgan (Dexter) | Dylan McKay (Beverley Hills 90210)
9. Jesse Pinkman (Breaking Bad) | Logan Echolls (Veronica Mars) | Angel (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) | Tim Riggins (Friday Night Lights) | Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
10. Jax Teller (Sons of Anarchy) | Nick Miller (New Girl) | Captain Malcolm Reynolds (Firefly)

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Vampires, Psychopaths & Serial Killers: Perfect Boyfriend Material? [Infographic]

TV Vampires, Psychopaths & Serial Killers: Perfect Boyfriend Material?

Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/how-to-get-a-girlfriend/

Dating Statistics from Dating Survey About Texting Women

Data Source: December 2013 survey of 100 single women in the US aged 18-28. The survey was conducted using Survey Monkey.
Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/first-date-texting-women-infographic/

73 Percent Prefer a Text to Start Things Off

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After meeting a man for the first time women prefer to be first contacted by:

1. Text message (73%)
2. Phone call (19%)
3. Facebook (6%)
4. Instant Messenger App (2%)

First Texts

How long it takes for men to first get in touch Vs. when women want men to first get in touch:

How Long When men first get in touch When women want men to first get in touch
Same night 16% 13%
Next day 49% 46%
2 days 14% 30%
3 days 10% 6%
4 days + 11% 5%

 

First Texts

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– 89% of women want to be first contacted within 48 hours
– Only 6% of women think the 3 day rule is ok

Women will lose interest in men after:

– 5 days if men don’t get in touch
– 2 days if she is a “hot babe” (in high demand)
– 21% of men are blowing their chances by waiting 3 days or more to get in contact

Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/first-date-texting-women-infographic/

Why Women Flake the First Date

60% of women flake the first date because of needy texts from men.

Texting habits that make women flake the first date*:

Texting Habits that Make Women Flake

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1. Desperate and needy texts (60%)
2. Talking dirty too much (44%)
3. Revealing jealous traits (24%)
4. Not funny or playful anymore (24%)
5. Try to fix the date too soon (10%)

*women were asked their two main reasons

The First Date

Women’s top 5 favourite first date activities:

1. Coffee
2. Dinner
3. Drinks at a bar
4. Aquarium / Zoo
5. Cinema

Other than eating and drinking, the top first date activities by age group are:

18-21 year olds – Cinema
22-25 year olds – Aquarium / Zoo
26-28 year olds – Bowling

Is it important to kiss on the first date? – 95% of women say it is not important.

Why Hasn’t She Text Back? [Infographic]

Why Hasn't She Text Back?

Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/first-date-texting-women-infographic/

Dating Statistics from Dating Survey About Pick Up and Rejection

Data Source: December 2013 survey of 100 single women in the US aged 18-28. The survey was conducted using Survey Monkey.
Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/pickup-infographic/

Number of Men Chasing Women

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On average there are:

– 1.4 men chasing every 1 woman
– 2.6 men chasing women who go out twice a week
– 4 men chasing every hot babe

Group Dynamics

With the purpose of meeting men on a night out 43% of women go hunting in groups of 3.

Women Hunting Groups

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Women like to hunt in smaller groups as they get older:

18-21 year olds – hunt in groups of 4
22-25 year olds – hunt in groups of 3
26-28 year olds – hunt in groups of 2

When meeting groups of 4 strangers 43% of women feel most comfortable meeting a group of 2 men and 2 women.

The most approachable groups of 4 are as follows:

Most Approachable Groups of 4

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2 women and 2 men – 43%
1 woman and 3 men – 35%
3 women and 1 man – 10%
4 men – 12%

Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/pickup-infographic/

Meeting Locations

The top 3 places women feel most comfortable to be chatted up in the day:

1. Coffee shop
2. Park
3. Gig/Concert

The top 3 places women feel most comfortable to be chatted up at night:

1. Bar
2. Theatre / Comedy club
3. Gig / Concert

On a typical night out:

– 2 men hit on every woman
– 4 men hit on every hot babe

– 83% of women have had pick up lines used on them
– 81% of women don’t reject men immediately – they give them a chance first

The top 7 reasons women reject men who try to chat them up is when the man*:

Top 3 Reasons Women Reject Men Who Try to Chat Them Up

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1. has poor conversation (44%)
2. is too drunk (41%)
3. is too full on (27%)
4. is ugly (21%)
5. uses a pick up line (16%)
6. approaches at a bad time (14%)
7. is badly dressed (6%)

*Women were asked their two main reasons

When Women Refuse to Give a Man Their Number

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When women refuse to give men their phone number 61% of the time it’s because he is too pushy or asks too soon.

Women won’t give their number to a man if he:

1. is too pushy (37%)
2. is too drunk (28%)
3. asks too soon (24%)
4. seems like a player (11%)

Pickup Exposed: 100 Single Women Reveal All [Infographic]

Pickup Exposed 100 Single Women Reveal All

Credit URL: http://www.datingmetrics.com/pickup-infographic/

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