In 2013, the Japan Family Planning Association
found that 45 percent of women and over 25 percent of men aged 16-24 were not interested in sex either.
The survey by the Japan Family Planning Association
shows the number of sexless marriages -- defined as a marriage in which the couple hasn't had sex in more than a month and doesn't plan on having sex anytime soon -- is continuing to grow in Japan.
The survey conducted in September on 1,306 people aged between 16 and 49 by the Japan Family Planning Association
found that almost 25 percent of Japanese men between the ages of 20 and 24 disliked having sex, the Star online reported.
Apparently, Japanese teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to have sex at a younger age than those who do have breakfast, reports Reuters, citing a study by the Japan Family Planning Association
The Japan Family Planning Association
and the Japan Midwives' Association made the request as the contraceptives have a less damaging effect on women than abortions.
In a speech at a ceremony celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Japan Family Planning Association
, Akira Wagatsuma said the introduction of oral contraceptives and medicated intrauterine devices (IUDs) were delayed in Japan partly because potential users were "either indifferent or opposed" to studying the issue.