Britain’s ranking was "ascribed to factors such as the decline of religious scruples about extramarital sex, the growth of equal pay and equal rights for women and a highly sexualised popular culture".
The top-10-ranking OECD nations with a population over 10 million on the study's promiscuity index, in descending order, were the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Australia, the United States, France, Turkey, Mexico, and Canada.
The names of real and fictional seducers have become eponymous for such promiscuous men. Kennedy, Errol Flynn, Warren Beatty, Wilt Chamberlain, Howard Hughes, and the historical Giacomo Casanova (1725–98).
Others include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Steve Mc Queen.
New Zealand women had the highest number of sex partners for females in the world with an average of 20.4 sexual partners.
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