People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy
30% of all data transferred across the internet is porn-related. (HuffPost)
The most common female role in porn is women in their 20’s portraying teenagers. (Jon Millward. In 2013, Millward conducted the largest personal research study on the Porn Industry in the U.S. He interviewed 10,000 porn stars about various aspects of the business.)
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From a study of over 2,000 men over the age of 50 in the U.S.:
47% of men over the age of 60 viewed porn within the past 2 months.
29% of men in their seventies viewed porn within the past 2 months.
42% said porn was the only way they could achieve orgasm.
56% said they had tried to stop but couldn’t.
58% said they believed it was wrong.
The Gilmer Mirror, July 27, 2015
64% of American men view porn at least monthly, the percentage of Christian men is nearly the same.
79% of men ages 18-30 view porn at least monthly.
67% of men ages 31-49 view porn at least monthly.
55% of married men view porn at least monthly.
Digital Journal, August 14, 2014
68% of Christian men and 50% of pastors confessed to viewing porn weekly in a recent survey.
Christian News Wire, June 11, 2014
50% of Pornhub’s 38 million users are viewing porn via mobile devices.
TimesLive, June 5, 2014
Of the 758 who responded (half of the senior class), a recent survey of Harvard’s graduating class of 2014 revealed the following:
60% want to legalize marijuana
48% of men watch porn multiple times a week
Around 40% are agnostic or atheist
15% call themselves gay, bisexual, or “questioning.”
90% endorse same sex marriage
67% of those who are homosexual, bisexual, questioning, or other seniors have sought mental health counseling while at Harvard.
80% voted for President Obama in 2012
21% reached the age of 22 and were virgins
12% said they had at least 10 sexual partners while in college.
Harvard Crimson, May 2014
From the results of a survey of 1,023 people by the IFOP survey institute:
40% of women under age 35 have sent sexually explicit selfies to themselves or others.
26% of men and women under 35 have recorded videos or taken pictures of sexually explicit acts
32% of those who view porn frequently have had more than one sex partner in the past week
21% of women and 32% of men watch live sex shows online.
35% of women had masturbated, while 88% of men admitted to it.
May 15, 2014
A Cosmopolitan survey of 4000 men and 4000 women found that more than 30% of the men watched porn daily. 71% of men 18-34 watch it at least once a month.
Star Tribune, April 9, 2014
The Week quoted the results of a survey where 65% of American men said porn is morally unacceptable, but then highlighted that 30% of all internet traffic is porn, concluding that “Americans look at porn but feel bad about it.”
The Week, March 6, 2014
In a recent ChristianMingle study, 50% percent of female Christians and 39 percent of Christian males said they went to church at least once a month. Of the 716 Christians surveyed, 90 percent said they would be comfortable with premarital sex; 61 percent of these said without any strings attached.
Christian Post, February 13, 2014
During the Super Bowl, porn use in Denver dropped 51%, while porn use in Seattle fell 61%.
By 10:00pm Eastern time, when the outcome of the game had been determined, porn use in Denver rocketed from -51% to +18%.
In Seattle porn use was still lower than usual, at around -3%.
40% of those who are sexually addicted lose their spouse.
58% suffer financial loss.
1/3 lose their jobs
Severe clinical depression was reported twice as frequently among porn users as compared to non-porn users.
Christian Post, December 30, 2013
30% of all internet traffic is pornography.
The world’s largest porn site transfers 29 petabytes of porn a month
In the U.S., 52% of pornography is accessed on smartphones; 10% on tablets.
Worldwide, 51% of porn is accessed on desktop computers; 49% on smarphones and tablets.
The Inquisitr, December 26, 2013
A survey of malware experts showed that 40% of them had cleaned off porn from a company executives’ computer.
29% of working U.S. adults watch porn on their computer at the office.
BetaBeat, November 12, 2013
According to a survey of 19,000 parents, kids begin viewing porn as early as age 6.
ABC News10, May 15, 2013
90% of therapists see more problems related to porn use.
94% of therapists have seen a rise in people addicted to porn.
70% of 18 to 34 year olds use porn once a month.
From a Cosmopolitan survey, as quoted by Medical Daily, January 20, 2013
A major website that offers porn videos reports the following statistics:
U.S. States that viewed the most porn:
1. District of Columbia
3. New York
4. Rhode Island
5. New Jersey
Day of the year with the highest traffic – December 27, 2012, with more than 12 million visitors
Buzzfeed, as reported by DCIst, January 9, 2013
67% of men and 49% of women say porn is acceptable.
One youth minister states that 90% of the kids who come to him for help… all who are from Christian families… are addicted to porn.
21% of Christian teenage girls admit to texting a naked photo of themselves. 12-3-12: CBN News
In the Springs of 2012, PBS published the results of a survey by the Kinsey Institute. There were 10,453 respondents, 80% of who were men. When asked why they used porn, the top 5 reasons given were:
1. To masturbate / for physical release.
2. For sexual arousal.
3. From curiosity.
4. “Because I can fantasize about things I wouldn’t necessarily want to do in real life.”
5. For distraction.
PBS Frontline; American Porn
One in three ten-year-olds have been exposed to pornography online; the largest group of internet porn consumers: 12 to 17 year olds.
Daily Mail, August 31, 2012
It appears that broadcast TV will soon go the way of Cable TV and show explicit nudity. The Parents Television Council found a 407% increase of incidents of full nudity (which are pixelated in certain areas) in the 2011-2012 television season, as compared to the previous year. 70% of shows with “blurred nudity” appeared before 9:00. It probably won’t be long before the pixels come off.
August 27, 2012, as reported by PluggedIn.
As reported by Pornhub, February 3, 2014
56% of divorce cases had one person who was hooked on porn.
Porn is a 13 billion dollar industry
The US produces 89% of the world’s pornography.
Intitial age of porn exposure – 11
More than 50% of porn internet users report losing interest in sex with their partner.
Orlando is the porn capital of the U.S.A. Men’s Health drew statistics from DVD rentals, number of Adult stores, porn searches on Google and households that subscribed to Cinemax. Las Vegas was #2, Wilmington, NC was #3, Raleigh, NC was #4 and Charlotte, NC was #5.
Daily Mail, May 8, 2012.
One of the largest porn sites in the world receives 4.4 billion page views a month by 350 million unique visitors, 3 times the page views of CNN or ESPN.
As provided by Google’s Double Click Ad Planner, quoted by Extreme Tech.
50% of pastors regularly view porn.
As quoted from a pastormark.tv survey, 3-27-12
A Christian missions agency is reported as saying that 80% of their applicants admit to struggles with porn.
Harry Schaumberg in Christian Post, 3-8-12
Disturbing “new” trend: teens having group sex. 1 in 13 teenaged girls confessed to participating in group sex in a recent survey by Boston University’s School of Public Health. Those who viewed porn in the previous month were 5 times more likely to participate in group sex.
New Jersey News Room, 12-21-11
Phone sex generates 750 million to 1 billion of revenue a year.
Slate, 12-19-11, quoting a 2005 survey
On Tuesday, December 6, 2011 the xxx domain went live with over 100,000 new porn sites. Porn sites with .com or other extension are not banned, which means the xxx sites are adding to, not replacing existing sites.
Christian Post, 12-7-11
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10% of U.K. 12 and 13 year olds fear they are addicted to porn. 12% of 12-13 year olds admitted to participating in a sexually explicit video. One girl told the story of how, when she was 12, her then 12 year old “boyfriend” sexually assaulted her.
BBC News, March 31, 2015
A survey of 2500 UK school and university students showed:
60% watch porn to get information about sex
75% said that sex ed at school was not practical and rated it fair, poor, or terrible.
75% said that porn creates unrealistic expectations.
50% said that issues they need to know are not available in class.
The Guardian, January 29, 2015
From a survey of UK Christians:
75% of Christian men view porn at least monthly.
41% of Christian men admit to being addicted to pornography.
30% of church leaders view porn regularly
10% of Christian men have paid for sex.
90% of Christians believe the church does not adequately support those struggling with porn
A survey of 2000 UK workers showed 1/5 had accessed porn on a personal device that was used for work, putting the company’s computer systems at risk of malware attacks. 15% of men and 8% of women admitted to accessing porn on their work issued computer devices.
56% of Britons watch porn at least occasionally. 15% do on a regular basis.
53% of UK women read erotica novels at least occasionally.
The UK Independent, September 29, 2014
80% of UK teens say porn is “too easy” to access or stumble upon on the internet.
46% of teens said sexting is a part of everyday life for teenagers.
70% said porn was seen as normal by their peers at school.
1 in 10 told their parents about stumbling on to porn on the internet.
2/3 of girls and nearly 50% of boys said growing up would be easier if porn was harder to access.
DailyMail, UK, August 19, 2014
The percentage of UK women who cheat on their husbands has risen 40% in the past 20 years.
Counsel & Heal, July 25, 2014
Of a survey of 248 Oxford (UK) students:
71.8% of all students said they view porn;
91% of men vs 51% of women.
The Oxford Student, June 12, 2014
A survey of 3000 UK families found that children as young as age two had been exposed to pornography, and the average age of first exposure was four. 19% said their children got on the internet at age 2, 38% said their kids were 3 or older. Yet 74% of parents surveyed were unaware of options to filter porn from their computers, smart phones, or tablets.
The Scotsman, April 3, 2014
A survey of youth in the UK showed:
50% of 11-14 year olds had viewed porn.
Four out of ten of these admitted that it affected their relationships with others.
UK Daily Mail Online, January 19, 2014.
From a survey of 177 young men aged 16 to 20 in the UK:
97% had viewed porn
23% said they had tried to stop watching it but could not
13% said they were watching content that was “more extreme
Independent.ie, September 30, 2013
A recent survey in London of 800 young people showed:
Most teenage boys view it 2-3 times per week, on their phone or bedroom computer.
2/3 of those between 11 and 13 had viewed porn
83% stumbled on it accidentally
IOL Lifestyle, September 3, 2013
In the UK, porn websites are accessed more than social media or shopping
The Business Standard, July 30, 2013
100% of 9th grade boys and 50% of girls surveyed by the Deputy Children’s Commissioner in the UK were found to be accessing porn. 4,500 children had committed sexual offenses.
HuffPost Lifestyle, May 7, 2013
1 in 3 visitors of porn sites are women. In 2006, the UK alone received 1.9 billion in revenue from porn.
Investigations of sex offences by minors increased by 38% from 2009/2010 to 2011/2012 in the UK.
UK Daily Mail, 3-3-13
Four out of five 16 year old boys and girls regularly access porn online, while one in three ten year olds have seen it.
60% of 11-16 year olds have internet access in their room.
UK Mail Online, 4-18-12
n 2011, one child was sexually attacked every 20 minutes in the UK.
SkyNews, UK 4-4-2012
From a survey of 1002 internet users in Ireland:
83% of men and 56% of women have viewed porn.
25% of these watch it weekly.
36% who are not in a relationship view porn weekly.
7% had seen porn before the age of 12
49% of women ages 18-24 believe their partners are viewing porn.
31% of the Irish believe porn is morally unacceptable
Irish News, January 17, 2015
SC Magazine, December 10, 2014
Ireland’s internet porn use has increased 77% since 2010.
Most porn use occurs between 10pm and 1:00am.
Irish Mirror, February 9, 2014
80% of boys and 40% of girls in Ireland admitted to viewing porn in a Unicef survey.
November 26, 2011, Irish Independent, “Sex and the Irish Teen.”
A survey by Canadian researchers shows that U.S. states with the greatest religious and politically conservative affiliation are apt to search the most for sex online.
The Daily Beast, October 11, 2014
40% of Canadian boys grades 4 – 11 are viewing porn; 1/3 of these, every day.
Business Standard, June 13, 2014
A recent survey showed four out of 10 married South Korean men have been unfaithful to their spouse.
Yonhap News, February 15, 2015
52% of women in Trinidad admitted to watching porn in a survey, in addition to 79% of men. Trinidad has one of the highest per capita rate of searches for porn on Google. 65% agreed that porn was harmful, 82% that it degraded women, and 76% agreed that porn use leads to sexual addiction.
Trinidad Express, October 18, 2014
75% of Danish men and 1/3 of Danish women watch porn according to a 2014 survey by the women’s magazine Q.
Masturbating, “sexual inspiration”, and killing time were the reasons given to use pornography.
The Local DK, 10-31-14
From a survey of more than 4400 men in South Africa:
67% view porn, and 27% masturbate several times a week (since masturbation usually accompanies porn use, the latter number could mean fewer men are willing to talk about self-sex than pornography.)
New24.com, South Africa, March 19, 2015
From a survey of 75,000 men: 64% said their “taste” in porn had become more extreme or deviant with use, and created waning interest in their life partner.
Christian Examiner, February 23, 2015
A University of Sydney, Australia, study found that:
70% of Australian men view porn online (the article quotes that some surveys show the number as high as 90%).
The average first exposure to porn is age 11.
80% of 15 to 17 year olds have had multiple exposures to hard core porn.
Newcastle Herald, September 12, 2014
64% of Australian children are learning about sex from pornography.
WA Today Australia, July 22, 2013
2/3 of Australian men view porn, some up to 5 hours a day. 20% of porn addicts prefer porn to sex with their wives. 30% admit their performance at work suffers because of porn.
News.com.au, September 13, 2012
An Australian ISP blocked 84,000 requests for child porn in the first 3 months after it initiated a voluntary porn filter.
ZD Net, October 19, 2011
One of the first large scale surveys in Singapore of 836 13 to 15 year olds found that:
50% have watched or read sexually explicit materials, some as early as age 7.
77% of these accessed porn through smartphones.
Asiaone, Singapore, September 8, 201
90% of 1,676 respondents surveyed by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation said they started watching porn as a minor. 79% view porn weekly; 22% watch it every day. WantChinaTimes, May 25, 2014
Porn Site Stats
More than 80% of Indian high school students have been exposed to porn.
The New Indian Express, July 30, 2013
From a survey of students in India of 400 students:
70% of boys began watching porn at age 10.
93% of boys said that porn was addictive as drugs.
86% said that porn led to sexual activity.
Times of India, July 25, 2015
47% of Indians access porn from their desktop computer, while the rest access it from their smartphone.
The rest access porn by their tablets. India is the fifth highest consumer of porn in the world.
India Today, November 23, 2014
80% of college students in India watch porn; 40% watch rape porn.
76% said that watching rape porn leads to the desire to rape a woman.
ABP Live, India, July 24, 2014
Of a survey of 8,000 girls and women in India, 49% said they learned about sex from watching porn videos.
India.com. June 25, 2014
30% of all data transferred across the internet is porn. 70% of men watch it, while 30% of women do.
ZeeNews India, May 5, 2013
A year long survey found that 75% of pre-university students in rural areas of India were addicted to porn.
The Indian Express, 2-27-13
In a survey of 300 children under the age of 13 in India, 67% admitted to accessing porn sites, most by their cell phones.
Cathnews India, October 12, 2011
From a survey of 1000 pastors:
The Daily Reporter, November 7, 2011
70% of Christian men view porn repeatedly.
Chad Barrett, author of Journey to Freedom
Everyday Christian, October 8, 2011
A University of New Hampshire study found that two thirds of junior high school students surveyed looked at porn on the internet when they were supposed to be studying. About 34% go on to have a problem with internet porn.
As many as 40% of those who have problems with sex addiction from online interactions are women.
Rochester City Newspaper, 9-28-11
90% of eight to 16 year olds have viewed porn online.
Independent Online, 9-27-11
90% of teenagers have viewed porn.
80% of 15-17 year olds have been exposed to hard core porn.
67% of men and 59% of women said that porn was acceptable.
Campus Crusade for Christ staff.
Christian Post, 7-16-2011
Christians who support gay marriage are seven times more likely to approve of pornography, six times more likely to approve of promiscuity, and five times as likely to approve of adultery as compared to those who don’t.
The Global Dispatch, August 14, 2014
Pornhub, the internet’s largest portal of porn, showed the following numbers from 2014. Please keep in mind this is just one site.
Total visits: 18.35 billion
Number of videos viewed: 78.9 billion; 11 videos for every man, woman and child on earth.
The most searched term: Teen
23% of Pornhub’s viewers are women
The U.S. is Number 1 in per capita page views.
Average viewing time by an American: 9 minutes and 40 seconds.
45% of porn is viewed on smartphones, 44% on desktop PCs, and the rest on tablets.
On Christmas day, porn traffic drops by 18%.
Porn traffic on the Superbowl dropped 22%.
Pornhub, 2014 year in review, January 7, 2015
87% said that their partner’s online cheating (by porn or other means on the internet) had a negative affect on their relationship. 41% called their partner’s online cheating significant, while 35% said it caused an end to the relationship.
From a survey taken by Robert Weiss, a counselor who works with sex addiction.
Huffpost, January 7, 2015
A survey of 487 male college students by researchers at the University of Arkansas found that the more young men watched porn, the more likely they were to use it during sex and request pornographic acts from their partner.
The Health Site, December 15, 2014
The U.S. is the worldwide King of Porn.
60% of all porn pages are hosted in the U.S.
26% are hosted in the Netherlands
7% are hosted in the UK
1% are hosted by Germany
In addition, California is the engine of the U.S. Porn industry, churning out 66% of all porn made in the U.S.
IBT Times UK, “World Porn League; UK Sits Not So Proudly in Third Place,” August 13, 2013
Of a survey of 1000 people, 44% view free porn on the internet as their preferred method for obtaining it, 16% on DVDs, and 4% on pay per view sites. 36% said they don’t view porn, meaning that 64% regularly access it in some way.
Huffington Post, Free Porn Continues to be a Problem for the Porn Industry, 4-10-13