The 50-plus generation find there are still many of the same stigmas associated with meeting people online as there are for younger generations. These are the same questions going through first dates' heads, no matter their age. Will I need my friend to ring half way through with an 'excuse' for me to leave promptly?Asian Indians also have the highest rate of being Married with Spouse Present while Blacks have the lowest.Whites are the most likely to be a Homeowner, while Cambodians, Hmong, and Laotians are the least likely.In fact, Cambodians, Hmong, and Laotians have the highest rates of having Less than a High School education (Japanese have the smallest) and the lowest rates of having either a College Degree or an Advanced Degree.Regarding educational attainment, Asian Indians have the highest rates -- an astounding 64.4% have college degrees while 12.5% have an advanced degree (a law, medical, or doctorate degree).This reflects the dire situation of many Native Americans who still live on reservations that offer little employment and opportunities for socioeconomic mobility.Nonetheless, Cambodians, Hmong, and Laotians have the highest rate of receiving Public Assistance (with Asian Indians and Japanese having the lowest).
With that in mind, below are statistics and demographics from the 2000 Census on how the eight largest Asian American ethnic groups compare with each other and with the other major racial/ethnic groups in the U. To view the full-size table of statistics, click on the graphic below.
According to a You Gov Survey last year, one in five relationships in the UK now start online, with UK singles contributing almost £3.4bn annually to the economy in their search for a partner.
With some 5.8m people over 45 living alone and some 1.7m women over 65 who are widowed in the UK, online dating for the over-50s has become big business.
He signed himself up to a number of "senior dating" sites and interviewed hundreds of single men and women.
What he found was that even though this is one of the fastest growing demographics of single people, most would never consider online dating without their child's encouragement.