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What proportion of men who go through their whole lives and never find a mate at all, and what proportion of women do? And is the proportion of men greater than the proportion of women?

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I think the answer runs along the same logic as this question: Which sex has higher variance of reproductive rate in modern societies - male or females?

Because its easier for a male to have offspring with multiple partners, more women would typically produce offspring than men. In polygamous cultures, it can lead to significant differences of reproductive success between the genders.

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