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This is a trend Adshade said is playing out in cities across Canada, and it has been for the last 30 years.
"The jobs for people who are university educated are in cities, so a lot of women are living in cities a lot more than … Statistics on the size of the LGBT community are limited, but Adshade said because LGBT Canadians are a statistically smaller proportion of the population, they're drawing from a smaller dating pool as well. It's more difficult to start a relationship here," said the 21-year-old civil engineering student.
In Winnipeg, Statistics Canada data shows at last count, there were about 11,000 more women than men who reported having some post-secondary education.
"In Canada, if you look at women you know say between the ages of 25 and 35, for every 100 men that have a university degree, there's 135 women," she said.
They don't come to talk to the girls," she said.
Statistics student Alex Ignat has had a girlfriend for the past two years but said a lot of his friends have had trouble.
There is one distinct group, though, that Adshade says is particularly "disadvantaged" in Winnipeg when it comes to dating: educated women.
"I think this is a feature of the fact women are going to university more than men are today," she said, adding it's a trend that's been going on for about 30 years, and it creates a disparity in the dating pool — especially in cities.
"It's really tough to find someone you connect with." One of the worst cities for educated single women looking to date an opposite-sex partner? But Adshade said the city of Calgary has better demographics."Society's attitudes have changed." Regardless of your gender or orientation, both Morry and Adshade said being rigid on your preferences for those "hundreds of qualities" isn't a good strategy.That's because simple factors like age, religion or even height can drastically shrink the dating pool, and it isn't hard to get down to zero quickly."Like many cities across Canada, Winnipeg has more women than men," said Marina Adshade, a professor of economics at the University of British Columbia who specializes in the economics of dating pools.According to the latest data from Statistics Canada, there are nearly 22,000 more single women than men in the city's dating pool.