Sex & Relationship Report
A scientific insight into sex and relationships from ages 18 to 60
This report looks at a range of sexual interests and relationship types between the ages of 18 to 60. Each area has it’s own trend chart as well as a description and discussion points. The data was collected from member profiles of saucydates.com which is a 100% free casual dating site.
At the time of this report the site’s membership is in the order of 1.2 million members with the majority from US / UK / AU / CA.
Who could be interested in this data?
The data in this report may be of interest to:
- Journalists interested in facts to back articles or blogs
- Blog authors interested in creating infographics and articles
- Niche dating websites owners looking for market segmentation data
- Individual users of dating sites looking for opportunities to increase their chance of success
Please remember the data is a ‘snap shot in time’ and is not following the same person year after year. As a member’s age increases they may or may not change their interest levels in certain sexual activities. Interest in certain sexual activities is likely to be higher than the reported value as this information is shown publicly on member’s profiles and some members may wish to keep some data private. Data was extracted from a set of 5,000 randomly chosen males and females from within the saucydates.com database.
Males : Blue
Females : Pink
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The graph below plots age vs interest level in affairs. This combines people wanting an affair with
people willing to be involved within an affair.
Affairs: Age VS Percentage of Members
Members interesting in having an affair or singles being involved in an affair.
- Males are more interested in affairs than females
- The older the male the more interest he has in affairs
- Female’s peak interest in affairs occurs in her early 30s
Men and affairs
Do you expect men to have more interest in affairs than women?
Women can trust their 18 year old boyfriend
more than their 60 year old husband even though
causal sex is more prolific within the younger generation.
Women and affairs
The women's interest level in having an affair is much more varied. She is most interest around the age of 30 which is an age
often said to be her sexual peak. The overall interest level in affairs for both sexes is generally similar, women can be just as
much unfaithful as men.
If you get caught
In a previous article, Cheaters: What would you get away with? it was determined than men have a 25% of chance being forgiven for cheating.
The graph below shows interest level in casual relationships for males and females across age range.
Casual Relationship: Age VS Percentage of Members
A casual relationship is one with no commitment. It generally means people interested in meeting purely for sex. This may be a single encounter (1 night stand) or prolonged.
- Generally males and females interest in casual relationships decreases with age
- Females gain interest again between the ages of 50 and 60. This matches with their increased interest in affairs and group sex when over 50
- Males are consistently more interested in a causal relationship than females of a similar age
- Casual sex occurs most between the ages of 18 and 25
The causal online dating market is always male dominated, be suspicious of brands who claim to have an excess of female members.
Men have to work harder at getting a date on casual sites than women do.
This graph shows interest in a serious relationship with age.
Serious relationship: Age VS Percentage of Members
A serious relationship can be defined as one leading to marriage or a boyfriend / girlfriend relationship.
- Females are more interested in a serious relationship than males
- Young males and females are most interested in a serious relationships but as age increases the interest level generally drops
- Older females regain some interest in a serious relationships where males do not
The best age for males and females to have an equal interest in a serious relationship is in their mid thirties.
This can make it particularly challenging for women wanting children as age starts to become a critical factor.
Ideally the women needs to find a committed man in her late twenties to have enough time to be sure the relationship
will work and to conceive or look for an older man.
The chart below shows interest in group sex over a range of ages for males and females.
Group Sex: Age VS Percentage of Members
Group sex is a sexual encounter with three or more people. This may be couples looking for a third person or couples looking for a swap or swinging party / event.
- Females are more interested in group sex than males
- Females around 40 years old are least interested in group sex
- Above the age of 40 the male’s interest in group sex remains consistent
Females can often be in a relationship with a man and look for group sex involving another female. Single
men will have an interest in group sex (likely two females) but this will be much hard to achieve due
to a majority of couples looking for a single female.
This graph shows interest in friendship with age.
Friendship: Age VS Percentage of Members
Friendship is defined as members interested in chatting, swapping messages or meeting but without any sexual activity. Members may be looking for same sex or opposite sex friendship.
- Females are more interested in friendship than males
- As females get older they are become less interested in friendship
- Males become more interested in friendship as they become older
- The difference in interest level between males and females at the age of 18 is significant
- The drop in female interest in friendship occur at similar ages to their increased interest in affairs
This graph shows interest in sex toys with age.
Sex Toys: Age VS Percentage of Members
Members with an interest in using sex toys with a partner or on their own.
- Males are more interested in sex toys than females
- Both males and females between the ages of 30 to 35 tend to have slightly less interest in sex toys
- A 20 year old female has the same interest in sex toys as a 60 year old female
This graph shows interest levels in dogging with age and genders.
Dogging: Age VS Percentage of Members
Dogging is meeting others in a public area to either engage or watch sexual activity. The locations are often secluded car parks allowing activity to occur within the relative safety of a car.
- Males are more interested in dogging than females across all ages
- In general, interest in dogging decreases as age increases for both males and females
- The relative interest levels of males and females is consistent
Younger people could have more interest in dogging as it's something that has been mentioned in the media aimed at a
younger audience in the past 5 to 10 years. For example, sitcoms and standup comedy.
This graph shows interest levels in anal sex with age and gender.
Anal Sex: Age VS Percentage of Members
Sexual intercourse in the anus rather than vagina. Males interested in penetrating a female and females interested in being penetrated.
- Males are marginally more interested in anal sex than females
- Interest in anal sex decreases with age for both males and females
- Anal sex is of most interest to people between the ages of 18 and 25
Anal sex interest with age is clearly defined. The younger generation for both males and females are far more interested than
the older generation. An 18 year old has twice the interest than that of a 60 year old.
Media, pornography and an ever increasing relaxed attitude to sex could be an influencer to this trend.
This graph shows interest levels in bondage with age and gender.
Bondage: Age VS Percentage of Members
Bondage interest can be either dominant or submissive. No segmentation between preference and gender was considered.
- Males are more interested in bondage than females
- Interest in bondage for males and females in general increases with age
Younger males and females could be less interested in bondage as they are still sexually inexperienced or derive
enough interest and excitement from other forms of sex.
This graph shows interest levels in oral sex with age and gender.
Oral Sex: Age VS Percentage of Members
Oral sex interest is defined for both giving and/or receiving.
- Males are marginally more interested in oral sex than females
- Interest in oral sex for males and females is generally consistent over the age spectrum
Oral sex is 'normal' part of sexual activity so it is expected to not be influenced with age.
This graph shows interest levels in cybersex with age and gender.
Cybersex: Age VS Percentage of Members
Cybersex is the activity of swapping video, picture or text of a sexual nature with another person. No physical contact with the other person occurs.
- In general, females are more interested in cybersex than males with peak interest in mid 30s and 60s
- Male interest in cybersex is generally consistent throughout the age spectrum
- Females interest overtakes males interest over the age of 21
- The trend line for females interested in cybersex follows that of females interested in affairs
Females may be more interested in cybersex as it offers a safer environment to experiment with a
new partner. Cybersex may be used before a female agrees to met a partner in real-life.
The graph below shows interest in yoyeurism (watching other people having sex) with increasing age.
Voyeurism: Age VS Percentage of Members
Voyeurism is the act of watching another person engage in sexual activity.
- Interest levels in voyeurism for males and females are generally similar
- In general, interest in voyeurism for males and females increases with age group
- Peak female interest in voyeurism occurs at similar ages to females peak interest in exhibitionism
Watching others having sex is where the older generation have an edge over the younger. A 60 year old has a 50% larger interest than an 18 year old. It seems that the older generation have more confidence even though their bodies will not be anywhere close to the physical condition of the younger, firmer generation.
The graph below shows interest in exhibitionism (other people watching you have sex) with increasing age.
Exhibitionism: Age VS Percentage of Members
Exhibitionism is the interest of performing sexual acts with other people watching.
- Females are more interested in exhibitionism than males
- Interest in exhibitionism for males is generally consistent over the age spectrum
- Interest in exhibitionism for females increases with age
- Females are most interested in exhibitionism in their 40s
May be females are more confident than men when being naked in front of others?
It doesn't really matter how old you are, there is always a real interest in different types of sexual activity and relationships.
Interests change with age which may keep sex interesting and exciting.
Media / Press / Bloggers
The purpose of this report is to highlight our companies potential for data mining of information for relationships, sex and dating. Our brands include general, casual and fetish dating markets and we are always open to working with other people to provide insights for news and articles in return for helping increase our brand awareness.
If you would like to work together please get in touch.
About dm³ LTD
The company is registered in the UK and is privately held. The majority of our online dating websites are owned completely, which includes, the platform and database. We also operate a limited number of white label dating sites for market diversification as well as some other non dating sites such as live chat.
Our main markets are general, casual and fetish dating sectors. We have brands and sub-brands within each as well as brands outside of these areas. Additional niches include, wealthy dating and single parent dating.
We have developed our own dating platform which powers our brands. It supports all device types and is clean and simple in design. It’s adapted regularly based on user feedback and includes:
Our databases store a range of informing, including, but not limited to:
Longitude and latitude
Date of birth
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