The latest Trojan® U.S. Sex Census says the average American (18 and over) has sex 120 times a year (2.3 times per week), with folks living in the Northeast reported to have both the most sex (130 times a year) and the safest sex (43 percent using condoms.)
Researchers find residents of metropolitan centers like Los Angeles and Houston are having the most sex per year, 135 times and 125 times respectively, while residents of Philadelphia and Dallas have the least, 99 and 104 times each. Despite low levels of sexual frequency, Philadelphians report very high rates of sexual satisfaction (82 percent satisfied), followed by New York (81 percent satisfied) and Atlanta (80 percent satisfied). San Francisco (70 percent satisfied), Boston (73 percent satisfied), Los Angeles (75 percent satisfied) and Chicago (75 percent satisfied) reported the lowest levels of satisfaction.
Also in the report, according to a news release:
-- Across the four U.S. Census regions, the most sexually exciting place Americans have had sex is in a car (48 percent), followed by sex in someone else's bed (33 percent).
-- When asked where they would like to have sex but have not yet tried, thirty-three percent of men said sex on a plane and twenty-six percent of women said sex on a beach/sea.
-- Men's favorite sex positions are missionary (27 percent), followed by doggy style (24 percent); Females report missionary (45 percent) and reverse missionary (13 percent) as their top sex position.
-- Men are more likely to discuss their sex life on Facebook or Twitter (15 percent) compared to women (6 percent).
-- More than seventy percent of Americans believe hooking up is having sex with someone outside of a relationship, with forty percent of women saying they were against hooking up compared to only about one-quarter (22 percent) of men.
-- 19 percent of Americans have engaged in sexting and 19 percent have had online sex.
-- 18 percent have had sex with someone they met over the Internet.