Other Names:
Sexual promiscuity
Unlimited sex
Casual sex

The term promiscuity usually refers to indiscriminate, casual sexual encounters or a high frequency of sexual relationships with a large number of partners, such as is found in nymphomania, satyriasis, so called "Don Juans", and many homosexuals.


People can become more promiscuous when they are feel free of social constraints, for example, when travelling abroad alone.


According to surveys, British women are the least promiscuous travellers in Europe, with 3% admitting to having sex with local people while abroad, as opposed to 12% of British men. 20% of Swiss and Austrian men and women admit to affairs while travelling.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender Equality
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
16.10.2019 – 17:23 CEST