ROMEOs in Lockdown- One year on

As we mark one year of COVID-19 in Europe, we asked ROMEO users how the pandemic has impacted their lives in the past 12 months.

Last April ROMEO conducted a survey of 76,000 users to find out how they were coping with the ‘new normal’. This looked at all aspects of life from finances to dating. In February ROMEO did this survey again to find how our community is doing nearly 1 year in, and how have attitudes changed? Nearly 50,000 people responded and here are the results:

What do you think of the measures in your country?

How are you feeling in general?

Are you worried about your health?

Are you worried about your financial future?

Are you worried about the future of your local gay community?

Europe compared with Developing Countries
Are you worried about your financial future?

As lockdowns and restrictions continue we see the grave impact they are having on the poorest societies. We see from the survey answers that those in developing countries are facing a real threat to their lives, not just from COVID-19 but from the restrictions that make it hard for people to survive.

In conclusion, we see that age or fear of financial future has very little impact on our ROMEOs opinion of the measures in their countries, this is consistent across countries. It looks like we have a pretty selfless community.

Thanks to all ROMEOs who took part in our survey, we appreciate you sharing your experiences. If you would like more detailed information about the top 10 participating countries you will find the reports attached.

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