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And The World's Sexual Superpower Is...

By Rodney Joyce


WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The United States remains the sexual superpower of the world with Americans making love more often and with more partners than any other nationality, according to a survey by a leading condom manufacturer. Durex SSL International said Tuesday that its annual poll of 18,500 people in 28 countries showed the world was having more sex and starting earlier than ever before, and the United States was leading the field in all departments. The survey -- carried out in May and published ahead of World Aids Day on December 1st -- showed respondents averaging sex 97 times a year, up from 96 last year. But those Americans questioned averaged sex 124 times a year with over 14 different partners and were also starting earlier than anyone else at an average age of 16. The Greeks made love the second most frequently -- 117 times a year on average -- while the Germans were the second youngest to get started at 16.6 years. France's reputation as a nation of lovers took something of a hit with frequency dropping from 121 times a year to 110 and slumping from top of the number of partners table to second with 13 compared to 17 a year ago. Japan remained bottom of the lovers league with an average 36 sexual encounters a year. Overall, 60 percent of respondents said they had sex at least once a week and four percent claimed to make love daily. But single people had the least sex -- 86 times a year -- and the libido of married couples (100 times) also trailed those living together (145 times). One in 10 people said they never had sex. The global average age of first sex moved down slightly to 18.0 years from 18.1, while the number of partners dropped to 7.7 from 8.2. Men appeared to be more sexually active than women, claiming a frequency of 102 times a year against 91. Men also claimed an average 10.7 partners, versus 4.6 for women. The beach was the most popular venue for love making, with 27 percent of respondents putting it ahead of a runner-up hot tub.

-- Pammy (doing@my.part to increase the US stats), November 28, 2001


Sorry, not sure what happened to the formatting.

-- Pammy (glad@I'm.not Japanese lol), November 28, 2001.

It appears that Deano is on the cutting edge of current sexual practices with his "luv on the beach" e-mail addy.

-- Jack Booted Thug (, November 28, 2001.

Well, Deano can have the beach (sand gets in sensitive areas) and I'll stick with the hot tub. :)

-- Pammy (, November 28, 2001.

Voice of experience?

-- Jack Booted Thug (, November 28, 2001.

LOL, JBT. Sand has a way of seeping into any crevice in the body. I remember well vacationing in Hawaii during my first pregnancy. My belly-button had gone from a "swirl" to an "innie", but other than that, I could still wear the bikini and all. I think I was still finding sand in my belly button 6 months after that kid was born.

Think about that and extrapolate.

-- Anita (, November 28, 2001.


Good visual...

Checkin' out the neighbor...

The Dog

-- The Dog (, November 28, 2001.

Liars. Bunch of liars.

I have yet to meet a married man who has sex with his wife 8 times a month.

(I am not telling)

-- FutureShock (GRAY@MATTER.THINK), November 28, 2001.

JBT, yes to both. :)

Future Shock, you're kidding, right?

-- Pammy (, November 28, 2001.

So what you're saying, FutureShock, is that these married men are not having sex with their WIVES?

-- Blue Hair -- struggling for the purity of america's water supplies having given up on this forum (bleach@that.water), November 28, 2001.

So the trick looks like to me to have sex on the beach, jump in the hot tub to rinse off, and have sex some more...

I like it...

Diggin' in the sand...

The Dog

-- The Dog (, November 28, 2001.

I'm with FS on this one. Someone's lying through their teeth or their sand bucket or something.

-- Jack Booted Thug (, November 28, 2001.

I remember way back when I was first married a guy at work had read a survey saying that 86 year old men were having sex 3-4 times/week. This guy was so depressed that he could hardly function [at work, I mean.] He just kept repeating over and over "86 year old men have sex more often than I do."

-- Anita (, November 28, 2001.

Thanks Anita, it really helps when you rub it in like that.

-- Jack Booted Thug (, November 28, 2001.

I guess for all of those who are on the low end of the average, there are others who are WAY on the high end. :)

-- Pammy (pammy@is.smiling), November 28, 2001.

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