Oral Sex and Young People Survey

Research status


Overview of Study

An online survey was conducted of young people aged 16-25. The aims of the study were to gather information on:

  • young people’s reasons for engaging in oral sex
  • how young people access information about oral sex, and any unmet information needs
  • how young people talk about oral sex, and how it could be made easier to talk about oral sex.

A summary of the data is available.


"It feels good": Australian young women's attitudes to oral sex. Youth Studies Australia 2011 30(2).

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