Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. There's really no such thing as the "right amount of sex" that you should be having, but if you've ever wondered how you stack up amongst your peers, a study from the Kinsey Institute has your answer. Medical Daily reports that a recirculated study from the Kinsey Institute for research in Sex, Reproduction and Gender suggests that age has something to do with how often you have sex. No real surprise here: year olds were the age group that had the most sex, with an average of times per year, or twice per week.
How many times do 'normal' couples have sex and for how long? Scientists have the answer
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Do it less frequently? Here's what that might mean. When it comes to sex, people tend to fudge the numbers. Six hours, really? But when it comes to how often couples have sex, science actually has an accurate idea. For what it's worth, a third study broke down sexual frequency by age.
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John Malouff does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Australians report having sex once or twice a week, on average. Some people may incorrectly report their sexual frequency, either by mistake or on purpose.