Are you an average Jane? Standard 25-year-old lives with her parents, is unhappy in her job and has bad sex

Are you an average Jane Standard 25 year old lives with her parents, is unhappy in her job and has bad sex

Typical wage of twentysomething woman just 13,186.23 a year

Third still live with parents and a sixth borrow money

Average 20 year old admits half of relationships haven't been great

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16:50 GMT, 19 October 2012

Blake Lively, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Hilary Duff all have two things in common: they are A-list celebrities and they have all conquered the bright lights of fame and fortune by the tender age of 25.

But according to the latest research not everyone is as lucky.

The new report by Sky Atlantic HD found that many women aged between 20 and 25 are struggling to tick the boxes of financial independence, career fulfillment and sexual satisfaction.

The average 25 year old is struggling to tick the boxes of financial independence, career fulfillment and sexual satisfaction

The average 25 year old is struggling to tick the boxes of financial independence, career fulfillment and sexual satisfaction

A third still live with their parents and nearly six out of ten regularly borrow money from their mother or father just to get by, with the average wage of a typical twentysomething woman being just 13,186.23 a year.

The report also found the typical twentysomething female pockets 103.26 from her parents every month to cover basic living costs such as food, rent or mortgage, toiletries and phone bills.

Additionally, more than four out of ten admitted their career, financial situation and living arrangements are ‘unsettled’.

Around half who work said they ‘settled for any old job’ with no relevance to their studies or interests with a similar number admitting worrying they will never be able to support themselves.

The study also revealed by her 20s the average woman will have had either one or two relationships which lasted a year or more.

The research isn't strictly true for the likes of Blake Lively and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, both 25, who have conquered a lot in their years

The research isn't strictly true for the likes of Blake Lively and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, both 25, who have conquered a lot in their years

The research isn't strictly true for the likes of Blake Lively and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, both 25, who have achieved a lot in their years

But the average twentysomething female admits less than half of her sexual experiences today have been great, with 43 per cent admitting they feel they have made a number of ‘relationship mistakes’.

Indeed, 54 per cent of those polled confess they feel they have already made 'many' mistakes in their lives – with past relationships top of the list (43 per cent) ahead of overspending (40 per cent), trusting someone they shouldn’t have (38 per cent) and their choice of education (26 per cent).

But in spite of financial and professional worries and past mistakes, British twentysomething women feel secure in their friendships with less than one sixth (14 per cent) of those polled describing their friendships as being 'unsettled'.

It doesn't seem likely that teen actresses Hilary Duff and AnnaLynne McCord have to borrow money from their parents

It doesn't seem likely that teen actresses Hilary Duff and AnnaLynne McCord have to borrow money from their parents

It doesn't seem likely that teen actresses Hilary Duff and AnnaLynne McCord have to borrow money from their parents

The statistics emerged in a study by Sky Atlantic HD to mark the UK premiere of Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’.

Girls explores the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their early twenties in New York.

Elaine
Pyke, Director of Sky Atlantic, said: 'It’s no surprise to those of us
who have been through – and survived – our twenties that it is not the
easiest of decades.

'The
genius of Girls lies in its authenticity – painting a hilariously honest
picture of how complicated, embarrassing but brilliant life as a
twentysomething year old trying to make her way in the world today can
be.'