Durex, the world’s leading condom brand, asked more than 26,000 people in 26 countries about all aspects of their sex lives. Here are the results of the Durex Sexual Wellbeing Global Survey.
Sexual Satisfaction Survey (2010) Highlights:
- 44% “are fully satisfied with their sex lives.”
- 48% “usually orgasm. Globally, twice as many men (64%) as women regularly have orgasms.”
- “Those over 65 are still having sex more than once a week.”
- “Mutual respect plays a vital role in a satisfying sex life. Eighty two per cent of us who are sexually satisfied say they feel respected by our partner during sex. Thirty nine per cent are looking for more love and romance, 36% would like more quality time alone with their partner, 31% would like more fun and better communication and intimacy with their partner and 29% a higher sex drive. Thirty seven per cent want to feel less stressed out and tired.”
Durex Survey (2003) Highlights:
- People have sex an average of 127 times a year.
- Three quarters of those polled are happy with their sex lives.
- 45% of those taking the survey reported having a one night stand.
- Americans were low on the frequency list in 2003 at 118 times per year.
- 48% of women admitted to faking an orgasm.
Durex Survey (2001) Highlights:
- Americans appear to have the most sex at 132 times a year, with the Russians close behind at 122 times a year, the French at 121, and the Greeks at 115.
- The countries with the lowest frequency of sex are Japan (37 times per), Malaysia (62) and China (69).
- Couples living together report having sex 146 times per year.
- Married couples make love 98 times per year.
- Single folks are having sex the least at 49 times a year.
- Four percent of the respondents to the survey claim to have sex daily.
- 57% say they have sex at least once per week.
- “People around the world would rather go out with their friends than have sex. More than a fifth (22%) choose their peers rather than having sex with a partner (19%), while a further 10% prefer to either play sport or go shopping.”