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Just as in the rest of Europe, people here are getting hitched later and starting to enjoy more single years than ever before (the average age at which the Spanish marry rose from 28.9 for men and 26.8 for women in 1995 to 36.2 for men and 33 for women in 2012).
And, over the last few years, migration has brought about some key sociodemographic changes in the city.
If you're single in Barcelona right now, you’re in good company.
Along with the outdoors lifestyle and buzzing nightlife, the changing makeup of the city's residents is also working in your favour.
Ostensibly to make things easier for us, a multi-million-euro industry, offering a plethora of new technological tools, has sprung up to help us find our soulmate.
So, what's a single person to do once being single has lost its shine?
Should they be sitting inside looking for love on their tablets or would they be better off taking the old-fashioned route of hitting a bar or joining a club?
There are the study abroad guys who are usually too young or they're too wasted to take down my number correctly.
According to studies by Antonio López Gay of the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, the number of singles in the city is on the rise: while 80 percent of people that leave the city to settle down elsewhere live with their partner, the same is true for only 50 percent of those coming to the city.
So, for those singles with one eye out for a lasting relationship, it should be easier than ever to find a mate in the city.
And, if they're foreign, how should they navigate the local dating scene?
It seems there's no fit-all solution, but there's certainly no shortage of options.
And yet, as singleton Rachel from the US says, "It's slim pickings out there.
The guys I meet who I click with and who have potential seem to always just be in town for the weekend.