Is it normal to lose your virginity in high school?

The percent of virgins in high school is a trend that has remained pretty consistent since 2005, CDC data suggests. Only about one in four 9th-graders report that they have ever had sex. That figure climbs steadily throughout high school, culminating in the 12th grade when about 60 percent claim to have had sex.

What percent of 16 year olds are virgins?

The vast majority (87%) of teens aged 13 to 16, have not had sexual intercourse. Most (73%) have not been sexually intimate at all. Seventy-four percent say they have not had sex because they made a conscious decision not to. As many (75%) have not because they believe they are too young.

Is it okay to lose your virginity at 16?

Mind you, 16 is not much younger than the national average age for loss of virginity — 16.9 for men and 17.2 for women. We should be free to make the decisions that are right for us — and I still think losing my virginity at 16 was absolutely the right choice for me.

Which country loses virginity earliest?

The study ranked the countries in order of age starting with the oldest. The country to top the list was Malaysia, where people lose their virginity on average at 23 years of age. Next on the list were India (22.9), Singapore (22.8) and China (22.1). Ireland came midway down the list with the average age of 17.3.

Is there a right age to lose your virginity?

The findings

When asked in more depth, most said they wished they had waited longer to lose their virginity. Few said they should have done it sooner. Most had had sex by the time they were 18 – half had done it by the time they were turning 17. Nearly a third had sex before turning 16.