According to the report titled ” Demographic and Health Survey”, 35 per cent of men said they’ve been having sex in the last 12 months with a person who was neither their wife nor living with them compared to 19 per cent of women.
“A higher proportion of men (15%) than women (4%) reported having two or more sexual partners in the 12 months prior to the survey.
“Of those with more than one partner in the last 12 months, 24% of women and 45% of men reported using a condom during their last sexual intercourse.”
In terms of age, the 20-24 years old had the highest percentage (5.8%) with more than two sexual partners followed by those in 15-29 and 30-39 age brackets. Women in their forties had the least at 2.4 per cent.
The survey also revealed that wealthier and more educated men have a higher number of sexual partners than their poorer counterparts.
Men between 20-29 years had the highest percentage (21.5%) with more than two sexual partners, followed by men in their thirties (17%), in their forties (13%) and the least sexual partners being teenagers aged 15-19 (5.3%).