Top online dating sites: Yahoo! Personals, Match.com, Spark

The US online dating industry is expected to grow by 9% YTY with revenues of $516 mln in 2005 coming from consumer subscriptions alone, said Jupiter Research. That’s slower than the 19% growth in 2004. There are 86 mln single adults who control annual spending of $1.6 trillion, according to Date.com. Online dating sites reach about 30% of that market currently.

Online dating sites

 

Audience, 000

Growth, %
Site July 2004 July 2005
Yahoo! Personals 6140 6942 13
Match.com 3704 3795 2
Spark Networks 3634 3628 0
eHarmony.com 1758 2482 41
LoveHappens 2137
Love@AOL 1418 2054 45
True.com 1671 1595 -5
HotMatchUp 851 968 14
Zencon 860 960 12
Date.com 722 912 26
Source: ComScore Media Metrix