Percentage of men and women years of age who have had five or more opposite sex partners in the past 12 months, , and NOTE: Includes partners with whom respondent had any type of sexual contact vaginal, oral, or anal sex. Median number of opposite-sex partners in lifetime among sexually experienced men and women aged years of age , and Percentage of men and women aged years of age who have had 15 or more opposite-sex sexual partners in lifetime, , and
Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth - N Listing
Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women -- ScienceDaily
A new survey has revealed the average number of sexual partners that a person will have in their lifetime - and the results might surprise you. Now, a new survey has revealed the average number of sexual partners that a person will have in their lifetime - and the results might surprise you. Healthcare company euroClinix surveyed 2, people around the UK to find out more about their sex lives. Subscriptions Sign Out. By Shivali Best. Image: Westend
We're all curious about how many sexual partners other people have had, especially when it comes to the people we're dating. Here's a roundup of all the data and research on the average number of sexual partners for women and men, how many partners is considered too many, and what you can tell about someone based on how many people they've slept with. It varies a lot. There's a lot of research on lifetime sexual partners, and any given study will give you slightly different numbers.
In a recent study , researchers noted that couples who had only ever slept with their spouse were slightly more likely to be satisfied with their marriages than those with a more impressive count. Contrastingly, a report out of the National Bureau of Economic Research said just one partner every 12 months led to maximum happiness. Then, another found three sexual partners to be ideal.