World: Annual Number of Sexual Activities, by country
CountryNumber of sexual encounters per year
New ZealandNew Zealand122
  • Region: Worldwide
  • Time period: 2014
  • Published: Nov 2014

Data Analysis and Insights

Updated: Mar 28, 2024 | Published by: Statistico

Greece leads in sexual activity

Greece tops the list with an average of 164 sexual encounters per year, positioning it as the most sexually active country among the listed nations.

Top five countries surpass 140 encounters annually

Brazil, Russia, and Poland share high sexual activity levels, with Brazil recording 145 and both Russia and Poland 143 sexual encounters per year, demonstrating a close competition among the top-tier countries.

India stands out among BRICS nations

India, with 130 sexual encounters per year, is the most sexually active country within the BRICS economies, outpacing China's 122 encounters per year.

Europe's diverse sexual activity rates

European countries show varied sexual activity rates, with Greece, Poland, and Switzerland leading, the latter having 123 encounters per year, indicating significant diversity within the continent.

Latin America's contrasting figures

Brazil leads in Latin America with 145 encounters per year, while Mexico also shows notable activity with 123 encounters per year, highlighting differences in sexual activity rates within the region.

Close competition among the middle-ranked countries

Switzerland, Mexico, and China are closely matched, with each country recording around 122 to 123 sexual encounters per year, indicating a tight grouping in the middle of the pack.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which country leads in sexual activity?

Greece leads with an average of 164 sexual encounters per year.

Which countries make up the top five in sexual activity?

Brazil, Russia, and Poland join Greece in the top five, with 145 and 143 sexual encounters per year respectively.

Which country ranks as the least sexually active among the top ten?

Italy is the least sexually active among the top ten, with 121 sexual encounters per year.

Terms and Definitions

This refers to the behavior related to sexual intimacy between individuals. It is focused on the actions performed for the purpose of achieving sexual arousal and satisfaction. Types of sexual activities include but are not limited to sexual intercourse, oral sex, and masturbation.

This refers to how often individuals engage in sexual activity. Frequency can range from daily, weekly, or monthly, to seldom or never. It is often measured in surveys or studies through self-reported data by the individuals surveyed.

A research method used to collect data from specific population. Surveys are often used in studies related to sexual activity to gather data on behaviors and attitudes.

This refers to the degree of fulfillment or pleasure an individual derives from sexual activity. It can depend on factors such as emotional connection, physical attraction, health, attitude, and frequency, among others.

This encompasses a state of well-being in relation to sexuality across the lifecourse. It involves physical, emotional, mental, and social aspects of sexual well-being. Sexual health can be influenced by a complex interplay of factors ranging from sexual behavior and attitudes, to societal factors and health services.
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