The percentages of adult men up to the age of 40 who had not had sex at all during the previous year, by selected demographics:
Jews get a bad rap for putative sexual perversion, but that reeks of jealousy to me! Parenthetically, it’s worth noting that the Jewish sample (n = 89) is the smallest one queried.
Black male/white female pairings are three times as frequent as white male/black female pairings, while white male/Asian female pairings are similarly three times as frequent as Asian male/white female pairings. As a consequence, black men and Asian women have the most dating privilege, white men and white women a middling amount, and Asian men and black women the least. That’s only part of the story, though, because there are legions of sexless Japanese men in 99+% Japan today.
It’s nice to come across something that isn’t strongly influenced by political orientation every now and then.
These responses are taken from 2000 through 2018 so the uptick in celibacy that has corresponded with (or is part of) The Great Awokening is tempered in this presentation.
GSS variables used: AGE(18-40), SEXFREQ(0), YEAR(2000-2018), RACECEN1(1)(2)(4-10), HISPANIC(1)(2-50), RELIG(1-2,4-13)(3), PARTYID(0-1)(2-4,7)(5-6), MARITAL(1)(3-4)(5), SEX(1)