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Feb. 8, 2020, 7:27 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"In South Africa, the median age at first sexual intercourse among women age 20-49 is 18.1 years. Seven percent of women first have sex before age 15 and 49% before age 18. By age 20, 76% of women have had sexual intercourse. The median age at first intercourse among men age 20-49 is 17.5 years. Thirteen percent of men first have sex before age 15 and 58% do so before age 18. By age 20, 81% of men have engaged in sexual intercourse" (59). "Across nearly all background characteristics, men in South Africa initiate sexual intercourse at slightly younger ages than women. An exception is that the median age at...more