February 25, Australians report having sex once or twice a week, on average. For Brits, it's less than once a week , while Americans report having sex two to three times a week. We can't know for sure how often individuals actually have sex. Some people may incorrectly report their sexual frequency , either by mistake or on purpose.
While it's not usually a good idea to compare your sex life to what sex statistics say about others, it can be interesting to look at how often other couples have sex. For example, sometimes people believe they're having less sex than their peers, but scientific study results might prove them wrong. Other stats can offer insight on married couples' sexual satisfaction and even relationship satisfaction and how it's related to sex. Americans in their 20s whether partnered or not have sex about 80 times a year, or more than once per week, says a study.
Warning - graphic content: Find out everything you were wondering about sex. Our Saturday morning email features the very best news and exclusive content from our team of reporters. There are a whole host of factors which impact our sex lives, or lack thereof, including age, health, sex drive and lifestyle to name a few. But now someone has gone and worked out how much sex we should be having, the Mirror online reports. A recent study from the Kinsey Institute for research in Sex, Reproduction and Gender suggests that it's this variable age which can predict how often we have sex.
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes conflicting schedules, changing priorities and a laundry list of other reasons including actual laundry that just seem to get in the way of having sex. What really happens between the sheets for couples who are 5, 10, 15, 20 or more years past the initial hot-and-heavy phase of a relationship? And it turns out, even though kids and life can get in the way, in many cases there is plenty to look forward to when it comes to sex in the long term.