50 tinder Statistics and Facts (2020) | By the Numbers



tinder Statistics and Facts

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This Tinder report contains all the statistics I have been able to dig up over the years. Updated for 2020.

Here are a few of the more interesting tinder statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

tinder Statistics and Facts

Online dating has been a pretty active scene since the very early days of the internet. Sites like Match.com and eHarmony have been using the magic of modern technology for years to match up singles, but the game was taken to a whole new level with the advent of the mobile app. While some of the originals have adapted and still hold their own, a new wave of mobile-first platforms have joined the fray led by tinder.

In just a couple of years since launch, tinder's simple UX and social/geo matching ability have made it a quick leader in the mobile dating space. I was curious just how big tinder has become, so I did a little searching recently. Here's what I found...

tinder Facts

  • When was tinder released? September 2012
  • Who owns tinder? IAC
  • Where is tinder's headquarters? Los Angeles, CA
  • Who created tinder? Sean Rad, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Joe Munoz, Dinesh Moorjani and Whitney Wolfe

Top tinder competitors:

  1. Bumble
  2. OKCupid
  3. Match
  4. Badoo
  5. Zoosk
  6. Hily

What is tinder?

Tinder empowers users around the world to create new connections that otherwise might never have been possible. (source)

tinder Statistics

How many people use tinder?

estimated 50 million users

Last updated 8/21/18


How many tinder daily users:

10 million daily active users

Last updated 9/27/14


Number of paying tinder subscribers:

6 million tinder subscribers

Last updated 5/6/20


Tinder revenue in 2019:

$1.2 billion


Estimated amount of revenue tinder earned in 2018:

$816 million


Estimated amount of revenue tinder earned in 2017:

$400 million


Percentage of Tinder revenue that comes from the US:

40.3%

Last updated 2/1/20


Percentage of Tinder revenue that comes from the UK:

7.1%

Last updated 2/1/20


Percentage of Tinder revenue that comes from Brazil:

5%

Last updated 2/1/20


Number of times tinder has been downloaded:

100 million downloads

Last updated 2/14/18


Number of matches made by tinder:

30 billion matches

Last updated 8/29/19


Average tinder views per day:

2 billion views

Last updated 8/29/19


Number of daily swipes on tinder:

1.6 billion swipes

Last updated 1/3/18


Number of matches made daily on tinder:

30 million matches

Last updated 8/29/19


Percentage of Tinder users that are single:

54%

Last updated 5/7/15


Percentage of Tinder users that are divorced:

3%

Last updated 5/7/15


Percentage of Tinder users that are already in a relationship:

12%

Last updated 5/7/15


Percentage of tinder users that are millennials:

79%

Last updated 9/24/15


Percentage of tinder users that come from outside North America:

60%

Last updated 2/5/16


Average time spent per day per user on Tinder:

35 minutes per day

Last updated 6/3/16


Here is a list of the most right-swiped jobs on Tinder in each of the major US cities.


Average number of dates per week from tinder:

1.5 million dates

Last updated 10/4/17


Estimated increase in tinder profile views for Boost users:

up to 10x

Last updated 5/31/19


Estimated increase in tinder profile views for Super Boost users:

up to 100x

Last updated 5/31/19


Number of tinder employees:

more than 200 employees

Last updated 10/20/17


Number of gender identification options on tinder:

37 options

Last updated 3/13/17


Number of tinder matches to date for trans people:

250,000 matches

Last updated 3/13/17


Peak time period for Tinder usage:

6pm-10pm

Last updated 1/27/16


Best time to get a Tinder Match:

9pm

Last updated 1/27/16


Percentage of the time that women swipe right on Tinder:

14%

Last updated 1/25/16


Percentage of the time that men swipe right on Tinder:

46%

Last updated 1/25/16


Percentage of college students that consider Tinder their favorite dating app:

73%

Last updated 2/12/16


Number of countries tinder is active in:

190 countries

Last updated 8/29/19


Number of tinder profile swipes to date:

1.2 billion

Last updated 10/20/14


Number of swipes made every minute by tinder users:

416,667
Last updated 4/23/14


Number of tinder mobile users:

3.6 million mobile users

Last updated 9/8/14


Percentage of tinder users that are between the ages of 18-34:

85%

Last updated 2/11/16


Percentage of tinder users that are between the ages of 18-24:

50%

Last updated 2/12/16


Percentage of Tinder users that are age 13-17:

7%

Last updated 2/21/16


Average number of times tinder users log-in daily:

11 times a day

Last updated 10/30/14


Average time spent by women on tinder (per session):

8.5 minutes

Last updated 10/30/14


Average time spent by men on tinder (per session):

7.2 minutes

Last updated 10/30/14


Top U.S. college campus for Tinder right swipes by women:

Florida State University

Last updated 8/26/15


Top U.S. college campus for Tinder right swipes by men:

Georgetown University

Last updated 8/26/15


Number of matches made on Tinder during winter storm Jonas (2016) in areas impacted by it:

10 million matches


Estimated percentage of Tinder users that pay for the service:

1%

Last updated 3/6/16


Most common occupation for right-swiped male Tinder users:

Pilot

Last updated 3/11/16


Most common occupation for right-swiped female Tinder users:

Physical Therapist

Last updated 3/11/16


Percentage of Tinder users that are using it to find a long-term relationship:

80%

Last updated 8/9/16


Percentage of Tinder users that wear neutral colors in their pictures:

72%

Last updated 9/29/16


Average number of daily swipes per user on Tinder:

140 swipes

Last updated 6/3/16


Percentage of Tinder users in Argentina that are under the age of 35:

80%

Last updated 7/28/16


Increase in matches when using Smart Photos on Tinder:

12%

Last updated 10/13/16


Largest age block for users of Tinder:

25-34 years old (45%)

Last updated 5/7/15


Number of Super Likes generated on Tinder:

100 million

Last updated 11/9/15


Average number of swipes per second on tinder:

16,000 swipes per second

Last updated 6/21/15


Average number of matches per second on tinder:

300 matches per second

Last updated 6/21/15


Second largest age block for users of tinder:

16-24 years old (38%)

Last updated 5/7/15


Tinder revenue for January 2020:

$86.4 million

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  • Users/Subscribers
  • Swipes
  • Matches
  • Demographics
  • Employees
  • History
  • Revenue
  • Growth
  • Etc.- all in one place

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