CHENNAI, OCT 12: Indians were 'top of the league' when it comes to
good sexual health in the bedroom, with just one in five admitting to
having unprotected sex without knowing their partner's sexual history,
the a global sex survey has revealed.
This compares to almost two thirds of Danes and Swedes (64 per cent),
'who play Russian Roulette when it comes to their sexual health,'
according to the survey.
The online survey, which questioned more than 3.5 lakh people in 41
nations, said the average number of sexual partners Indians had was
3.7, compared to the global average of 10.5. The Chinese led the way,
with an average of 19.3 partners.
It also revealed that Indians had just 82 sessions a year, compared to
the global average of 103, but were still far more sexually active
than those in Singapore and Hong Kong (both at 79) and way ahead of
the Japanese (46).
The French topped the poll, having sex on an average of 137 times a
But when it comes to foreplay, the average time spent by Indians was
19.3 minutes, way above most Asian nations, including Thailand, which
only manages 11.5 minutes, it said.
Indians lost their virginity later than most, at an average age of 19.
This was more than three years later than Iceland (15.7) and almost
two years above the global average (17.7).
On sex education, the survey said Indians received it later in life
than most nations. On an average it was at 15 years of age, almost two
years later than the rest of the world (13.1).
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