New Delhi: A recent study on Gujaratis has revealed interesting facts on how they find their life partners.
The survey was conducted by Gujarati Matrimony - an online matchmaking service from Bharat Matrimony. Based on its 1.5 lakh members, the user base comprised of 31 per cent female registrants and 69 per cent males.
Studying the demographic patterns of the registered users and their preferences, the data revealed fascinating insights on how Gujaratis choose to get married.
The top five cities that witnessed a maximum number of registrations are Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Jamnagar. For Gujaratis living outside their state, the top 5 cities with the highest number of registrations are Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Thane.
The study shows 64 per cent of the female registrants belong to the age group of 18-29 whereas 30 per cent fall between 30 and 40. 22 per cent of females belong to 30-35. 71 per cent of men belong to the age group of 21 to 30 whereas 22 per cent fall in between 31 and 40.
Of the total registrants, 16 per cent are NRIs, out of which 72 per cent are men and 28 per cent are women.
Another interesting fact revealed shows 62 per cent of female profiles were registered by themselves whereas for men it's 80 per cent self-created.
The top professions listed by men and women, who have registered on the website, is software professional, manager and executive.
Among the NRI registrants, the most common type of occupations turn out to be software professional, non-IT engineer, and manager.
The study further revealed 64 per cent of the registrants live in Gujarat with their most common occupation being Business Owner/ Entrepreneur, Executive and Manager.
Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder and CEO, Matrimony.com said, "Gujarati Matrimony has earned the trust of millions of Gujaratis to become the No. 1 choice when it comes to finding a life partner.
Thousands of success stories have been reported every quarter and we continue to expand our user base amongst the Gujarati community" He added.