Dating Services in Canada: Market Research Report

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Dating Services in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 81299aCA | Mar 2016

Second date: Consumer will warm up to online dating due to convenience and decreased leisure time

IBISWorld’s Dating Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dating Services industry has hit it off with Canadians over the past five years. The industry has experienced strong growth as a result of a declining stigma regarding the concept of online dating, as well as changing consumer preferences that favour online systems to complete everyday tasks. Furthermore, changing societal values over the past five years has propelled industry growth. Canadians are dating more before settling down with one partner and are choosing to get married later in life. Therefore, industry revenue has expanded due to more Canadians dating multiple people, including through online formats. Over the five years to 2021, the industry will continue to benefit from consumer preferences that favour using online systems, including for forming new relationships... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Since the Dating Services industry's business is to help people form romantic relationships, the more people that operators have access to, the more revenue they can potently generate. As such, establishment distribution typically follows population distribution. Furthermore, players also look to position themselves in regions with a large, young and single population.

Ontario and Quebec

More than half of industry establishments are located in Ontario and Quebec, which account for 38.1% and 22.1% of industry establishments respectively. The provinces make up more than half of the country's population. In addition, about 61.6% of singles and 60.8% of those aged 20 to 29 live in these provinces... purchase to read more


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What is the Dating Services Industry?

This industry helps clients pursue romantic relationships, usually via telephone, internet, magazine and newspaper. Industry firms also organize events, such as speed dating. This industry does not include social networking websites.

Industry Products
Online datingMatchmakersMobile datingSingle events
Industry Activities
Organizing singles eventsProviding cell phone introductory servicesProviding online personal introductory servicesProviding specialist print media introductory services

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