Equipping Singles Ministries and Single Adults to Share the Gospel
Single unmarried U.S. residents 18 and older in 2017. This group comprised 44.1 percent of all U.S. residents 18 and older.
Represents the number of adults not married in the US between ages 18 and 34. This is up nearly 30% since 1978.
29.8 is the average age for a first marriage for men and 27.8 for women as of 2018. This has increased every year for the past 25 years with a major increase since 2007.
Single Adult Bible Studies
In 6 sessions, this study is meant to start the foundation of a community group
in your local church, singles ministry, or to connect singles in an existing group.
The years married for those who divorce in America. 45-50% of first marriages end in divorce, and that percentage only rises with each re-marriage. Singles adults who are divorced remarry on average of just over 3 years after their last divorce.
Singles now outnumber married adults in the workforce over the age of 16 according to Bureau of Labor and Statistics since August 2014.
Percentage of opposite-sex, unmarried-partner households in 2016 that included at least one biological child of either partner.
Less than a quarter of your church is single, but your community is over 40% single.
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Singles are unique. Every type of single adult has a specific way to reach and minister to. These labels are not meant to place singles into different areas to minister to but increase the effectiveness of your singles ministry. Learn more about each type of single adult as a leader or as a single.