According to several news articles, men are much more likely to remain sexually active than women as they age. Some interesting notes: A healthy sex life has direct connection with the longevity of life. 39% of men over 75 have active sex lives compared to only 17% of women. Men who are physically healthy at age 55 are more likely to continue sex for several more years than women at age 55 - or unhealthy men at age 55. An average man at age 55 can look forward to at least 15 more years of sex compared to just 11 more years for a woman.