Sex by Numbers

Mar 03, 2010 • News, Research

60 to 100 million: Number of condoms that are improperly disposed of each year in the U.K.

7/8: Ratio of sex toys tested which contained phthalates (in concentrations ranging from 24 to 51 percent), to all toys tested, in a study conducted for Greenpeace Netherlands.

Almost 50 percent: Number of pregnancies in the U.S. which are unplanned each year; the U.S. has one of the highest rates of unintended pregnancies of all industrialized nations.

20 percent: Percentage of adults worldwide who has used a vibrator.

22 percent: the percentage of people worldwide who have had sex in the garden.

Image by Stephen Coles. Information from Planet Green.