Stats: Forty-Year-Old Virgins
What middle-aged virginity looks like
By Kelly Holmes published January 1, 2014 - last reviewed on June 9, 2016
Here's what we know about people who abstain from sex for decades—and sometimes forever.
7.3 percent of virgins over 40 are married.
Just under 1 percent of Americans over 40 have never had sex. (This rate is about equal for men and women.)
Middle-aged virginity and obesity are linked.
Someone still celibate after 40 is more likely to be: