Russia and Ukraine are doing much better economically than it was a couple of years ago, and the young generation is more patriotic because they do not remember the economic struggles of 1990th. This means, younger women are more inclined on looking for someone locally than globally.
Gold Coast, Australia (PRWEB) April 2, 2008
Russian women seeking men for marriage through online marriage agencies increasingly reside in the first world countries like United States, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, Spain, France and other countries of European Union, according to the latest research released by the Russian dating agency Elena's Models. Female clients of online Russian dating services also become more educated and less religious.
According to Elena's Models, a dating agency for Russian and Eastern European women seeking western men for marriage, "Russian brides" become more educated and less religious, and a higher percentage of them resides in the first world countries like USA, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, Italy, Greece, Sweden and other countries of European Union.
Compared to November 2006, when only 0.87% of the female members were coming from United States, now this figure increased to 1.3%, which constitutes nearly 50% growth. In top 20 countries are also United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Spain and France.
Significantly less female members register from Bulgaria: 3.06% in April 2008 as compared to 4.6% in November 2006. At the same time the number of women from Romania increased from 3.63% to 4.09%. Both countries are new members of the European Union, as from January 2007.
The list of top 10 countries hasn't changed as compared to 2006, with some countries moving up or down the list. Russia and Ukraine still top up the list, with massive 52,05% and 26.17% of women coming from those two countries.
Average age of the typical "Russian bride" increased from 35.6 in November 2006 to 36.2 in April 2008. This is mostly due to 1.4% decrease in the 18-29 group.
Elena Petrova, the owner of Elena's Models, says, "Russia and Ukraine are doing much better economically than it was a couple of years ago, and the young generation is more patriotic because they do not remember the economic struggles of 1990th. This means, younger women are more inclined on looking for someone locally than globally."
There is also increase in the educational level of "Russian brides", with 20% growth in the number of Doctors and PhD's signing up for the services of the international marriage brokers, now totalling 1.2% of all women-members of the online dating agency.
There is also 0.5% increase in the number of women who hold a college or university degree, bringing the total percentage of college-educated female members of the Russian dating agency to massive 92%.
The number of women joining the dating service that never been married increased by 0.7%, while the number of females who are divorced lowered by 0.8% and the number of ladies who are widowed increased by 0.1%. The number of women who are separated stayed the same, the low 0.3%.
The number of female members of Elena's Models that have children decreased by 0.8%. And compared to 2006, "Russian brides" became less religious, with 0.7% increase in women that have no religious associations.
While the general portrait of an average "Russian bride" remained the same - Caucasian, college educated, never married or divorced, without children, Christian, a non-smoker in her mid-thirties - there are certain demographic trends in how it changes, with the most significant one being her geographic location. More and more Russian women living abroad john Russian marriage agencies to meet someone locally.
Elena Petrova says, "Russian women who already live in the first world countries like USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Sweden, Finland and other European countries are more popular on the website. They have a greater choice of men who want to meet them."
The complete report on trends in demographics of Russian women seeking foreign men for marriage can be accessed here: http://www.elenasmodels.com/press/08082006release.htm.
About Elena's Models:
Elena's Models (http://www.elenasmodels.com) is a dating agency providing a safe environment for Russian and Eastern European women to meet western men with the intention of future marriage. The agency has full-time offices in Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria and counts more than 130,000 registered users from 176 countries. The online dating site started its operations in 1999, and prides itself in being the only licensed introduction agency among large Russian dating agencies.
Elena Petrova is the owner of Elena's Models. She also provides free advice on dating Russian women and travel to Russia and Eastern Europe through her personal site Russian Brides Cyber Guide (http://www.womenrussia.com).