It seems the younger generation are too busy swiping right to create a serious dating profile, so if you're a woman with a penchant for the younger man, you might want to consider downloading Tinder instead.We've all heard an online dating horror story from a friend whose tall, dark and handsome match turned out to be a short troll-like being in the flesh.

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Career options listed by AYI range from administrator to civil servant, teacher to retired person, but interestingly the answer most given but users is "other profession".

Could it be that the average internet dater is actually a MI5 spy?

Or, perhaps more likely, are we as a nation unwilling to admit our profession online?

So, if you're looking for male in their 20s who works as a pilot and exercises five times a week, online dating may not be for you.

The differences arise when it comes to personal background and the desire for a family.

The average man has never been married whereas women on the site are usually looking for a new relationship after going through a divorce.

Considering that the average women on the site has been married before, it is unsurprising that most female members have "multiple children", whereas the average man is not a parent.

Most men on AYI state that they may consider having children someday but the women give a firm "no" regarding wanting more kids.

But, if it's a partner in their 40s with an average job and average habits you're after, you may be in luck.

That is, if the online daters analysed were telling the truth...

Gaydar is a worldwide, profile-based dating website for gay and bisexual men, women and couples over the age of 18.