THE INDEPENDENT -- Nov 15th -- There are now 150 online dating agencies in the UK alone, up 20% in just 12 months, according to Hitwise. Online agencies are growing at a rate of 30 a year, with people in London and the South-east making up a third of all UK users. People aged between 25 and 34 make up the largest group of users at 29%. 35-44 year olds represent 26%. One in 10 is aged over 55. Two-thirds to three-quarters of single men and women will be members soon," Professor Scase said. "There are about six million using these services now and by 2005 there will be seven million."
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