Six Things Researchers Learned About Single People in 2017

“Adults are having less sex than they used to. Analyzing survey data collected from more than 26,000 people between 1989 and 2014, researchers found that the average person now has sex around nine fewer times per year than the average person in the early ’90s.”

It appears single people aren’t quite as ready to mingle as they used to be — but they are getting more action than married people.

The Cut breaks down six things researchers learned about single people in 2017 including that marriage is no longer considered a key part of adulthood, high schoolers don’t date or have sex as much as they used to, and a record number of adults in the United States are currently not married.