Some 35 percent of marriages were between a Swiss and a foreigner and 13.8 percent were between foreigners.
Navigating the services and events on offer for love-seekers all over the country is a certainly a task to be reckoned with.
Rebecca,* an American living in Uetikon am See, was looking for someone for a year and a half before she found her partner, also an American living here, through an online dating service.
Here in Geneva, you spend a whole career assigned in an organisation before you realise ‘I've got no-one to come home to!
' The second challenge is that when a society has all it needs and more, its people are less outgoing with each other", she says.
and that the next step – becoming proactive – is the key to finding love.
"A lot of men and women feel that finding a partner has become a ‘mission impossible'.
Aside from the ubiquitous online dating sites, there are supper clubs, speed dating, dating apps, and a myriad of singles events based on your interest or subculture in music, art, books or food.