The BBC World Service global survey with poll showed that 60 percent of Pakistanis who use the Internet regard it as a good place to find a partner.

The poll, conducted among nearly 11,000 Internet users across 19 countries, revealed that India and Pakistan are among the countries with the greatest numbers of enthusiasts for Internet introductions.

“This shows what a major role the Internet now plays in the lives of millions of people around the world,” GlobeScan Research Director Sam Mountford said in a statement.

“For many, and particularly in the developing world, it’s not just somewhere to work, shop, or communicate with friends, but a credible way of finding a partner in life.”

However, the results also suggest that those with a higher level of education are less likely to regard the Internet as a good place for romance – 28 percent of those with a university education felt it was, compared to 36 percent of those who had not completed high school.

The survey interviewed 10,976 adults who had used the Internet in the previous six months across 19 countries, and was conducted for BBC World Service by polling firm GlobeScan.

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