Global views towards extramarital affairs 2013

This statistic shows the global views towards extramarital affairs in 2013. In France, 47% people consider an affair as immoral, while 40% say it is not a moral issue and 12% say affairs are morally accepted.

Do you personally believe that married people having an affair is morally acceptable, unacceptable, or is it not a moral issue?

CountryNot a moral issueUnacceptableAcceptable
Czech Republic 10%66%17%
India 13%62%14%
Chile 16%67%13%
Venezuela 9%76%12%
France 40%47%12%
Japan 14%69%12%
South Africa 11%65%11%
Argentina 12%72%11%
Israel 13%73%11%
Germany 26%60%11%
Ghana 2%86%10%
Italy 16%64%10%
Poland 13%71%9%
Mexico 12%73%9%
Spain 27%64%8%
South Korea 8%81%8%
Kenya 7%80%8%
China 12%74%8%
Russia 9%69%7%
Nigeria 12%77%7%
Bolivia 6%84%7%
Uganda 8%80%7%
Brazil 9%84%6%
Senegal 24%68%5%
Greece 12%79%5%
Philippines 4%90%5%
Canada 17%76%4%
El Salvador 4%89%4%
Australia 13%79%4%
Britain 15%76%4%
United States 10%84%4%
Tunisia 4%90%3%
Malaysia 6%90%2%
Turkey 2%94%2%
Egypt 4%93%2%
Jordan 5%93%1%
Indonesia 4%93%1%
Palestinian ter. 4%94%1%
Lebanon 3%92%0%
Pakistan 3%92%0%
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Source

Release date

April 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2013-2014

Number of respondents

700-100 participants per country

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

Supplementary notes

Survey results are based on national samples. The missing percentage points to 100 percent are divided among participants who refused to answer and those who said that the answer would depend on the situation.

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