- Publish Date
- Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:21PM
As far as life choices go, deciding when to lose your virginity is one of the most important decisions you'll ever have to make.
Let's be realistic - growing up, most of your teenage years are spent thinking about it.
So what's the average age people lose their virginity?
According to a new study by DrEd.com, people have sex for the first time at the age of 17.4 years old.
DrEd.com asked people of different ages, genders and sexualities about their first time.
The survey also revealed that the average age people got a “sudden realisation of sexual feelings and urges” is 15 years and two months.