"The Muslim community used to rely on parents for recommendations for partners, but this practice has declined.
Using such an app provides a convenient way for them to get to know others in confidence." Mr Zuraimie adds that there is no official body to help matchmake Muslim singles, although some mosques provide a safe environment to help singles find potential life partners.
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For females, that figure rose from 27 per cent in 2000 to 45.1 per cent in 2010.
For ethnic Malay men aged 30 to 34, the percentage of singles jumped from 24.4 per cent in 2000 to 30.5 per cent in 2010.
According to the latest figures published by the Department of Statistics Singapore, the proportion of singles among ethnic Malays has been on the rise.