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Mr Mankodi says Indians are much more likely to meet partners through traditional means, with meetings often arranged by family.But he's also embraced technology as an efficient way of facilitating matches.“For some groups we see asymmetry where they may not be with someone from their own country of origin or their own ancestry but they may have chosen someone who is quite similar.” “So if we're looking at someone from Pakistan or Bangladesh, if they don't have a partner who has come from the same country as themselves, they're more likely to have a partner, for instance someone from Pakistan, if their partner is not also from Pakistan, then they're more likely to be from Bangladesh than from Australia." "Where as someone from New Zealand, if they don't have a New Zealand partner, quite likely to be either Australian, English or South African.
Mankodi explains that in the Indian community, compatibility between families is also extremely important.You haven't given them or yourself a chance to get to know anything about them." Online matchmaking services are available for a very broad range of groups in Australia.Greek, Aboriginal, Korean, Indian and Muslim services are on offer, as well as some for people specifically interested in interracial relationships.Add to this the fact that many Australians already have mixed ancestry and the idea of marrying within one's own racial or religious group is no longer a given.But for some, maintaining a sense of cultural identity remains important in their choice of partner.