How often do American couples have sex?

by | May 30, 2010 | Health & News

How frequently do couples have sex?
What is typical?

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There is no such thing as “typical” in this case.   Every woman’s desire varies during certain times in her life, within different relationships, and within different cultures.   According to the 2007/2008 Durex Global Sex Survey, couples in Greece have the most sex, approximately 164 times a year, with Brazil following closest with 145 times per year.   The global average is 103.   According to this survey of more than 26,000 respondents  across 26 countries, American fare poorly in the bedroom and in the sexual well-being arena.   On average, Americans have sex just 85 times per year, about once every 4.3 days, which again is below the global average of 103 times (once every 3.5 days).   The only global residents having less sex than those in the United States are the residents of Nigeria (84 times), Hong Kong (82 times), and Japan (48 times).