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Sex before marriage, a taboo especially in an Asian country such as Malaysia, did not seem to stop them from indulging, with almost 40 per cent saying they have engaged in it Twenty-eight per cent also said they have had casual sexual flings, while more than one in five said they have had one-night stands.Attitudes towards premarital sex were also relaxed, with 85 per cent saying it was not necessary to wait until marriage to have sex.

In Malaysia, Shariah law essentially requires Muslims to only wed other Muslims, meaning that interfaith relationships must end in Islam if marriage comes into the picture.

Although there is technically an exemption for men who can demonstrate that they are members of the other Abrahamic faiths, such as Christianity and Judaism, this is rarely enough applied to be non-existent.

Senior lecturer at Monash University Dr Yeoh Seng Guan said the survey results were not surprising as it is a global trend where for the younger generation, especially living in cosmopolitan and metropolitan centres, conventional social identity markers like ethnicity, religion and place of origin, matter less than “individual self-fulfilment” and “interpersonal compatibility”.

This correlation is not necessarily automatic nor is it a “radically new trend”, he pointed out.

“One quote that I often hear is ‘A family that prays together, stays together’,” she told obtained during street interviews appeared to support this, as the millennials’ readiness to date outside of their race did not extend so freely towards going out with people of other faiths.“When couples have the same religion, and belief, it’s easier.