Asia is said to be a hotbed for sugar dating, especially among the urban demographic.
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Heads up ladies, because the word is out that Malaysia is home to 42,500 affluent “sugar daddies” promising you a life of luxury and success.
According to figures released by SeekingArrangement – an American based dating website which connects sugar daddies or mommies (#feminism) with young and eligible sugar babies – Malaysia ranks third in the top 10 Asian countries with the most number of sugar daddies registered on the platform.
The dating site revealed that there are a total of 556,000 sugar daddies in Asia who are seeking “mutually beneficial” relationships;
- India – 338,000
- Indonesia – 60,250
- Malaysia – 42,500
- Japan- 32,500
- Hong Kong – 28,600
- Taiwan – 27,300
- Vietnam – 12,000
- S. Korea – 7,000
- Sri Lanka – 5,000
- Cambodia – 3,500
SeekingArrangement’s CEO Brandon Wade explains that Asia is a hotbed for sugar dating, especially among the urban demographic.
A platform like SeekingArrangement helps connect young and empowered women with wealthier, more affluent men who not only bolster their financial woes but also act as a mentor or gateway in catapulting a promising future for these sugar babies.SeekingArrangement CEO Brandon Wade
Marketing data from 2019 revealed that Malaysians spent a total of RM24 million on online dating applications. Additionally, a 2017 research also showed that three out of 10 Malaysians are actively using online dating apps.
Figures from 2019 also show that the country suffers from a gender imbalance where Malaysian men outnumber women by 107 to 100.
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