26 Shocking Porn Statistics Most Men Don’t Know

Porn Statistics Most Men Dont Know

Porn is harmless, right? Just a little private pleasure; something you can do on the side without making any sacrifice.

How many other men tell themselves the same thing? As you read through the statistics below, you’ll know.

There’s no doubt the Internet has changed how people look at porn. Today, porn’s easy accessibility has made it more and more popular over time. But you probably don’t realize just how many people have been affected by the porn epidemic.

Here are 26 shocking statistics that will change the way you think about pornography:

26 Porn Statistics, Grouped by Category

How Many People Really Look at Porn?

?How many people really look at porn? How often do they look at it? Is there any difference between men and women?

  • As you’re reading this, there are 30,000 people watching porn right now in the US.
  • 40 million US adults admit to regularly visiting mature websites. Only 200,000 of those, or 1 out of 200, believe they’re addicted to porn.
  • There will be 2 ½ billion Internet searches for porn in 2014. That’s 25% of all searches.
  • ?Porn is a $90 billion worldwide business; $13 billion in the US alone.
  • ?70% of men and 20% of women report looking at porn at least once a month.
  • Only 6% of men claim that they’ve NEVER looked at porn.

The People in the Porn Industry

Few people bother learning about the men and women they're watching in porn. Here are a few interesting statistics about their lifestyles:

  • Almost 70% of actors and actresses in the adult film industry have Herpes.
  • Only 17% of the men in heterosexual porn use a condom.
  • ?50% of the professional performers in porn use ecstasy, 79% use marijuana and 44% use cocaine.
  • ?88% of professionally produced adult movies feature scenes with physical aggression or dominance.
  • “Teen” is the most popular category for adult videos.

Porn in Marriage

How is porn use impacting otherwise healthy marriages? What happens in a relationship where one partner looks at porn?

  • When one spouse is using porn, 68% of couples report a decrease in their sex life.
  • In 68% of divorces, one spouse has met a new lover over the Internet.
  • ?In 56% of divorces, at least one spouse has an “obsessive interest in porn.”
  • ?75% of the time, a spouse’s porn viewing will be discovered on accident.
  • 70% of wives who've discovered their husband's porn addiction display signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Porn in the Family

How has the increased availability of porn affected the average family? How has it affected our kids?

  • 47% of all US families claim that pornography is an existing problem with someone in their home.
  • 11 years old is the age at which the average child will be exposed to porn, although about one out of five report being age 10 or younger.
  • ?75% of teenagers say their parents have never discussed porn with them.
  • 42% of teens frequently clear their browsing history to hide porn usage from their parents.
  • Kids and teens exposed to porn are more likely to...
    • Suffer from depression
    • Have sex at an earlier age
    • Put a high priority on casual sex
    • Cheat on their partners later in life
    • Pressure another kid or teen to do something sexual

Porn, Productivity and Crime

The impact of widespread porn use has extended out of our homes and into our workplace. Plus, learn how porn pushes people to crime.

  • 116,000 people will use search engines to look for child pornography every single day.
  • People who look at porn are 22% more likely to commit a sexual crime.
  • 30% of working adults admit to downloading or viewing porn on the job.
  • 2/3 of Human Resources professionals discovered porn on an employee’s work computer. 43% of those say it happens regularly.

As you can see, you're far from the only one who's looking at porn, and it's NOT just something you can do on the side. Porn is a very real problem for our marriages, our families, our country, and even for our world.

Here are the key takeaways from these statistics:

  1. Looking at porn is statistically proven to make your marriage worse
  2. Looking at porn will make you a worse man overall, even outside your marriage.
  3. Most people who look at porn are addicted, but only 1 in 200 are willing to admit it.

If you're interested in learning more, I highly recommend you go over and take our quick 25-Question Porn Addiction Quiz (coming soon), which will help you understand where to go from here.

Alternatively, you'd probably like reading through this post I wrote about 5 Non-Sexual Ways Porn Ruined My Life (coming soon). That post will completely change the way you think about what you're doing.

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