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How Frequent You Have Sex? 1 September, 2007

Filed under: 46736,Interesting Facts,Uncategorized — Ras Angela @ 2:55 pm

The Durex Sexual Wellbeing global survey was conducted during August and September 2006 by Harris Interactive – one of the world’s leading market research agencies.In total, 26,032 respondents participated in the survey.The survey was conducted in 26 countries. An online approach was adopted in 25 countries: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, USA.
For Nigeria a face-to-face/self completion approach was adopted, due to the low use of internet and telephone in this country.

How Frequent of each country people have sex?

Frequency of Sex
During year 2004, the frequency of sex globally, people are having sex an average of 103 times a year with women (106) having sex more frequently than men (101). The age group 35-44 year olds are having the most sex (116) compared to just 91 times for the 16-20 age group. The French (137), Greeks (133) Hungarians and Serbian and Montenegrins (both 131) are having the most sex, while those in Japan (46), Hong Kong and Singapore (both 79) are the least sexually active.

Age of First Sex

  • People worldwide are having sex for the first time at an average age of 17.7
  • Women are sexually active earlier than men – at 17.5 compared with 17.8
  • Young people are having sex for the first time at a younger age than previous generations – while the over 45s were 18.2 and 21-24 year olds were 17.5, 16-20 year olds were just 16.5
  • Almost three in 10 (29%) say they were 16 or under when they lost their virginity
  • Icelanders are having sex younger than those in any other country (15.7), followed by the Germans (16.2), and the Austrians (16.3)

Time Spent on Foreplay

  • On average, people across the world spend 19.7 minutes on foreplay with men claiming to spend more time than women – 20.2 and 18.8 respectively
  • The younger age groups take the longest – 21.6 minutes for 16-20 year olds and 19.1 for 21-24 year olds compared to 17.3 minutes for the over 55s
  • The British spend the most time on foreplay (22.5 minutes), followed closely by the Germans (22.2), the Irish (21.8) and the Spanish (21.7)
  • The Thais spend the least amount of time (11.5 minutes) followed by those in Hong Kong (14.2) and the Vietnamese (15.2)

Numbers of Sexual Partners

  • People around the world have had an average number of 10.5 sexual partners
  • More than a quarter (27%) have had only one partner while 21% have had sex with more than 10 people
  • Men have had more sexual partners than women – 12.4 compared to 7.2
  • The Chinese have had more sexual partners than anyone else – 19.3 compared with the Brazilians (15.2), the Japanese (12.7) and the Danes (12.5)
  • Those in Vietnam have had the fewest sexual partners – 2.5 compared with Hong Kong (3.5), India (3.7) and Malaysia (4.2)

Sexiest Features

  • A toned body (14%) – with the bottom (15%) and breasts and chest (14%) in particular – are the sexiest features. Men focus most on the breasts while women think eyes are the most sexy
  • One in 10 believe attitude is the sexiest factor while age, wealth and hair colour (all just 1%) are the least important things
  • More than a third of Swedes (34%) think attitude is the sexiest feature anyone can have while 23% of Danes go for sexy eyes and 32% of
  • Indians home in on the chest area

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