Millennials having less sex than their parents did

Men and women aged in their 20s are less likely to have sex than their parents at the same age, research shows.

A US study of more than 26,500 adults has found that 15% of 20-24 year-olds had had no sexual partners since the age of 18. But only 6% of GenX’ers, born in the 1960s, reported no partners at the same age.

A variety of factors may explain increases in sexual inactivity in millennials and iGen’ers compared with earlier generations,