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10 Surprising Sex Statistics



Surprising sex facts for your weekend!

Surprising Stat 10: Relax fellas, no matter what society puts into your head about  size mattering- research done at the Kinsey Institute has shown the average erect penis is five to seven inches long, and four to six inches in circumference. 

Surprising Stat 9:  Approximately 5% of 40 year old between and between 15-25% of 65 year old men experience erectile dysfunction. Ladies, let's try and get 'em while they're still young!

Surprising Stat 8:  An 18th Century Russian woman holds the world record for having birthed the most children- 69! She's had 27 pregnancies that included sixteen pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets, and four sets of quadruplets.  Ouch.

Surprising Stat 7: The average male loses his virginity at age 16.9; females average slightly older at 17.4  And a new study shows that genetics may be a factor: inherited traits such as being impulsive, can make a person more or less willing to have sex at an earlier age ( Take from the Kinsey Institute)

Surprising Stat 6: About one out of ten married adults (12%) say they typically sleep alone.

Surprising Stat 5: While 75% of men always reach orgasm during sex, only 29% of women report the same.  In addition, most women are unable to climax through vaginal intercourse, instead needing clitoral stimulation.

Surprising Stat 4: Two-thirds of college students have been in a "friends with benefits" relationship, citing the lack of commitment required as the main advantage to such a arrangement.  More than half of those who had sex with a friend said they had engaged in all forms of sex.

Surprise Stat 3: According to a survey of adults ages 20-59, women have an average of four sex partners during their lifetime; men have an average of seven.

Surprising Stat 2: Two-thirds of women who had their first baby between 2001 and 2003 worked during their pregnancy, and 80% of those women worked within one month or less after giving birth.  Compare this to the period between 1961 ad 1965, when 44% of women worked during their pregnancy.

Surprising Stat 1: At least 50% of sexually active men and women will have a genital HPV infection at some point in their lives.