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The 2011 Playboy Sex Survey: Reader Survey
  • January 06, 2011 : 20:01
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Thirty years ago, we polled 65,396 male and 14,928 female readers of Playboy about their sexual habits. This year we repeated the survey so we could compare sex today with sex at the dawn of the digital age. With the help of Harris Interactive, we collected responses from 8,002male and 2,001female visitors to Playboy.com, the results of which were weighted to reflect the demographic of the average Playboy reader. Harris also presented the survey to 2,310 adults who aren't necessarily Playboy readers, to represent the average American.

Total respondents

Male: 8,002
Female: 2,001

What gender are you?

Male: 81 percent
Female: 19 percent

How old are you?

18-24: 22 percent
24-34: 27 percent
35-44: 23 percent
45-54: 22 percent
55-64: 5 percent
Over 65: 1 percent

Median age 35


What is your marital status?

Never married: 36 percent
Married or civil union: 42 percent
Divorced: 10 percent
Separated: 2 percent
Widow/widower: less than 1 percent
Living with partner: 9 percent

Which of the following best describes your current relationship status? (asked of unmarried)

I am casually dating one person: 9 percent (Male 10 percent, Female 7 percent)
I am casually dating more than one person: 11 percent (Male 10 percent, Female 12 percent)
I am in a committed relationship with one person, but we don't live together: 21 percent (Male 19 percent, Female 25 percent)
I am in a committed relationship with one person, and we live together: 20 percent
(Male 17 percent, Female 29 percent)
I am not currently in a relationship or dating: 36 percent
(Male 39 percent, Female 22 percent)
Other: 2 percent
Decline to answer: 1 percent

How long have you been in your current relationship? (asked of those in relationship)

Less than six months: 9 percent
6 months to 2 years: 16 percent
2 to 5 years: 16 percent
5 to 10 years: 19 percent
More than 10 years: 40 percent

Of the following, which do you consider yourself to be?

Heterosexual (straight): 91 percent
Lesbian: less than 1 percent
Gay: less than 1 percent
Bisexual: 7 percent
Not Sure: 1 percent
Decline to answer: less than 1 percent

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