Reasons for the first sexual intercourse among young adults in France 2016, by gender

Distribution of the main reasons for the first sexual intercourse among young adults in France in 2016, by reason and by gender

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 28, 2019
Reasons for the first sexual intercourse among young adults in France 2016, by gender This graph presents the distribution of the main reasons for the first sexual intercourse among young adults in France in a survey from 2016, by gender. The survey reveals that 53,6 percent of women declared that love and tenderness was the main ground for their first sexual experience whereas 47 percent of men stated that desire was their major reason for their first sexual intercourse.
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Distribution of the main reasons for the first sexual intercourse among young adults in France in 2016, by reason and by gender

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WomenMen
Love/Tenderness53.6%25.9%
To please the partner2.8%1.6%
Desire25.8%47%
Curiosity9.9%11.9%
To do what friends do1.3%1.8%
To take a step further5.8%11%
As a challenge / provocation0.8%0.8%
WomenMen
Love/Tenderness53.6%25.9%
To please the partner2.8%1.6%
Desire25.8%47%
Curiosity9.9%11.9%
To do what friends do1.3%1.8%
To take a step further5.8%11%
As a challenge / provocation0.8%0.8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 28, 2019
This graph presents the distribution of the main reasons for the first sexual intercourse among young adults in France in a survey from 2016, by gender. The survey reveals that 53,6 percent of women declared that love and tenderness was the main ground for their first sexual experience whereas 47 percent of men stated that desire was their major reason for their first sexual intercourse.
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