Type of contraception used for the first sexual experience in France 2016, by gender

This statistic shows the type of contraception used by people aged 18-29 years old during their first sexual experience in France in 2016, broken down by gender. It appears that condoms were the most common used contraception: 53,7 percent of female respondents and 65.9 percent of male respondents declared they had used a condom as a contraceptive for their first sexual intercourse.

Type of contraceptive used during the first sexual intercourse among people aged 18-29 years old in France in 2016, by gender

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Release date

October 2018



Survey time period

January 8 to August 1, 2016

Number of respondents

2,172 respondents

Age group

18-29 years

Special properties

Metropolitan France

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Persons who had their first sexual intercourse with a person of the same sex were excluded.

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