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Millennials are having less sex.

That's according to a new study from Florida Atlantic University, at least.

Apparently all those hookups we were told have been encouraged by dating apps and promiscuous campus cultures are passing by a large proportion of the generation.

More people aged between 20-24 (15 per cent) have zero sexual partners than babyboomers when they were the same age (six per cent).

On top of that, 5.4 per cent of Gen Y women said they are not sexually active, compared to just 2.3 per cent of the previous generation.

There are many theories as to why this is - everything from the idea that millennials are having less penetrative sex, that they don't feel the need to go out when porn is more widely available than ever, that they feel less peer pressure, and that women are more aware of the potentially societally negative effects of having lots of sex.

There's also the fact that far more young people are still living at home than older generations, of course.

Baring all this in mind, though, and loosely based on the General Social Survey findings, can we get your age right based on your sex life?

How did we do? Let us know in the comments.

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