According to the 2011-2012 LoveGeist report, almost a quarter (23%) of adults in the North of England are single.
When asked about their top three priorities, single adults in Greater Manchester ranked health and fitness higher than any of the other 8 regions that were surveyed, with 58% saying that this is a key focus of theirs.
On par with South Yorkshire, the singles surveyed in Greater Manchester would be willing to part with £27.11 for a first date preparation (haircuts, new outfits, etc). When it comes to the date itself, single adults in Greater Manchester are willing to spend £34.13 on average to wine and dine their dates.
Find our most recent Manchester LoveGeist survey here.