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Who’s having normal sex?

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Last month we asked you to fill in the first ever Stylist sex survey and discovered that 65% of you would like more sex.

We all wonder if the sex we’re having is normal and so the survey results are fascinating. How does your sex life stack up next to other Stylist readers? Read on for the full survey results.

Are you..?

Single 17.5%

Dating 7.3%

In a relationship 74.8%

Prefer not to say 0.1%

No answer 0.2%

How long have you been with your partner?

Under six months 6%

Between six months and one year 8.7%

Between one and three years 29.7%

Between five and 10 years 23.7%

More than 10 years 10.3%

Other 0.4%

How satisfied are you with your current sex life?

Very satisfied 19.2%

Quite satisfied 37.4%

Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied 15.9%

Quite unsatisfied 17%

Very unsatisfied 10.2%

Prefer not to say 0.3%

On average, how often do you have sex?

At least once a day 5.6%

2-3 times a week 32.2%

Once a week 20.4%

Once a month 10.1%

Every few months 9%

Less often 8.7%

Prefer not to say 0.9%

What would make the biggest difference to your sex life?

More time 26.8%

More energy 30.3%

More financial security 2.2%

More weekend and evening childcare 1.7%

A long-term partner 19.4%

More holiday time 7.7%

None of these 11.9%

Has the recession and its associated issues, including redundancy and financial insecurity, made a difference to how often you have sex?

Yes 14.9%

No 77%

Don’t know 7.9%

Do you discuss your sex life with your friends?

Yes, often 16.6 %

Yes, sometimes 60.4%

No, never 22.9%

Have you ever been unfaithful to your current partner?

Never 83.2%

Yes, once 8.7%

Yes, more than once 6.3%

Prefer not to say 1.7%

What do you think? Are you surprised at any aspect of these results? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section below

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