UK Muslims prefer internet matchmaking

Single Muslim website for marriage purposes only


A considerable portion of Muslim men and women in Britain resort to a popular matchmaking website to look for spouses amid debates over the validity of internet marriages.

The website, called Single Muslim, described by its administrators as the world’s biggest in matchmaking services, has 10 million registered users.

While the majority of Single Muslim users come from South Asia—specifically India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh—700,000 users come from Britain, 10,000 of whom got married through the website.