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PORN BY THE NUMBERS:

40 million adults in the US visit porn sites on a regular basis.

•Break Free: How to Get and Stay Free, Vladimir Savchuk, 2018

https://www.sagu.edu/thoughthub/pornography-statistics-who-uses-pornography/


 

10% of adults consider themselves to have a porn addiction

•Break Free: How to Get and Stay Free, Vladimir Savchuk, 2018

https://www.sagu.edu/thoughthub/pornography-statistics-who-uses-pornography/


Porn addicts spend on average 11-12 hours a week watching porn 

 

Break Free: How to Get and Stay Free, Vladimir Savchuk, 2018

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/process-addiction/porn-addiction/pornography-statistics/


Most pastors (57%) and youth pastors (64%) admit they have struggled with porn, either currently or in the past.

 

21% of Christian men and 2% of Christian women say they think they might be “addicted” to pornography. 

 2014 Pornography Survey and Statistics. Proven Men Ministries. http://www.provenmen.org/2014pornsurvey/ (accessed Dec. 29, 2015).




 

1 in 5 internet searches on a mobile device are for porn

 

•Break Free: How to Get and Stay Free, Vladimir Savchuk, 2018

•Covenant Eyes, Porn Stats Annual Report 2015


 

20% of men and 13% of women admit to looking at porn at work

Break Free: How to Get and Stay Free, Vladimir Savchuk, 2018

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/process-addiction/porn-addiction/pornography-statistics/

 


 

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of men admit to viewing porn while their bosses assume they are busy working. More than a third (36%) of women are also sneaking a peak at porn while on the job.

 

•(www.ProvenMen.org) and conducted by Barna Group among a nationally representative sample of 1,000 U.S. adults nationwide.

 

 


 

63% of men and 21% of women say they view porn at least several times a week. (Millennials)

The Porn Phenomenon. The Barna Group. 2016 Study.

•The Porn Myth: Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography. Matthew 


In 2018, the proportion of women visitors to Pornhub grew to 29% an increase of 3% from the previous year 

 

Pornhub Website, 2019.

 

 


 

The porn industry generates 13 billion dollars in the U.S.

•Covenant Eyes, Porn Stats, 2018 edition

•The Porn Myth: Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography. Matthew Fradd. 2017.



 

Porn is a global 97 billion dollar industry (**BIGGER THAN ALL MAJOR SPORTS IN THE US COMBINED**)

https://fightthenewdrug.org/how-does-the-porn-industry-actually-make-money-today/?fbclid=IwAR0EjCeZjW7HECAuyiVODPZVMEGBr5PDiv8m3F28aq732aZLKDgtR6xNfXo#utm_source=organic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=may&utm_term=money 

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/things-are-looking-americas-porn-industry-n289431 



 

 

Between 1948 and 2002 historical rates for men under 40 were 2-3% and they did not rise steeply until after 40. However, since 2010 six studies have shown rates of 14% to 33% in young men, a 1,000% increase in young men.
 

https://www.yourbrainonporn.com/rebooting-porn-use-faqs/research-confirms-sharp-rise-in-youthful-sexual-dysfunctions/ 




 

A 2012 Swiss study showed that 30% of males 18-24 have some form of E.D.

https://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(12)00019-5/fulltext#relatedArticles 

Sexual Dysfunctions Among Young Men: Prevalence and Associated Factors Anaïs Mialon, M.D. André Berchtold, Ph.D. Pierre-André Michaud, M.D. Gerhard Gmel, Ph.D. Joan-Carles Suris, M.D., Ph.D. Published:March 16, 2012DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.01.008




 

An Italian study found that young men under 40 are 10% more likely to have ED than men over 40. 

 

One patient out of four with newly diagnosed erectile dysfunction is a young man--worrisome picture from the everyday clinical practice​

Paolo Capogrosso 1, Michele Colicchia, Eugenio Ventimiglia, Giulia Castagna, Maria Chiara Clementi, Nazareno Suardi, Fabio Castiglione, Alberto Briganti, Francesco Cantiello, Rocco Damiano, Francesco Montorsi, Andrea Salonia Affiliations expand. PMID: 23651423.DOI: 10.1111/jsm.12179

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23651423/



 

A Cambridge study found that 60% of participants had problems with E.D. with their partners but not porn. 

•Neural Correlates of Sexual Cue Reactivity in Individuals with and without Compulsive Sexual Behaviours, Valerie Voon ,Thomas B. Mole,Paula Banca,Laura Porter,Laurel Morris,Simon Mitchell,Tatyana R. Lapa,Judy Karr,Neil A. Harrison,Marc N. Potenza,Michael Irvine. Published: July 11, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102419

A 2015 Italian study showed 16% of high school male who use porn more than once a week report abnormally low libido. While 0% of those who do not use it report low libido.

•Eliminate Chronic Internet Pornography Use to Reveal Its Effects November 2016. DOI:10.15805/addicta.2016.3.0107. Authors: Gary Wilson

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312306533_Eliminate_Chronic_Internet_Pornography_Use_to_Reveal_Its_Effects  

 


 

Japanese men are becoming indifferent to sex and women. Even adverse to it. While married couples are having sex less.

A 2010 poll showed a trend that 36% of men aged 16-19 had no interest in sex more than double the 17.5% from 2008.

 
Survey on Men and Women’s Lifestyle and Attitudes”. Japan Family Planning Association. 2016. 

 https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24614830

 


In France, in a 2008 survey 20% of those 18-24 had no interest in sex 

 

Eliminate Chronic Internet Pornography Use to Reveal Its Effects November 2016. DOI:10.15805/addicta.2016.3.0107. Authors: Gary Wilson 



 

A 2007 study showed that mere exposure to more sexy female images causes a man to devalue their real-life partner. He rates her lower not only on attractiveness but also on warmth and intelligence. Also, after porn consumption subjects in both sexes have reported less satisfaction with their partners including their affection, appearance, sexual curiosity and performance. Both men and women assign increased importance to sex without emotional involvement.

Pornography's Impact on Sexual Satisfaction1. Dolf Zillmann, Jennings Bryant. First published: April 1988 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1559-1816.1988.tb00027.x. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1559-1816.1988.tb00027.x

Porn is a global 97 billion dollar industry

https://fightthenewdrug.org/how-does-the-porn-industry-actually-make-money-today/?fbclid=IwAR0EjCeZjW7HECAuyiVODPZVMEGBr5PDiv8m3F28aq732aZLKDgtR6xNfXo#utm_source=organic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=may&utm_term=money

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/things-are-looking-americas-porn-industry-n289431

During a meeting of The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2002 lawyers were surveyed and they claimed that "an obsessive interest in internet pornography" was a significant factor in 56% of their divorce cases the prior year.

88% of porn scenes contain physical aggression, 49% contain verbal aggression 

Aggression and sexual behavior in best-selling pornography videos: a content analysis update. Ana J Bridges 1, Robert Wosnitzer, Erica Scharrer, Chyng Sun, Rachael Liberman. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20980228/

A 2008 study reported that 14.4% of boys were exposed to porn prior to age 13 but by 2011 early exposure had jumped to 48.7%.

 

•CYBERPSYCHOLOGY & BEHAVIOR Volume 11, Number 6, 2008 © Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The Nature and Dynamics of Internet Pornography Exposure for Youth Chiara Sabina, Ph.D., Janis Wolak, J.D., and David Finkelhor, Ph.D. https://www.unh.edu/ccrc/sites/default/files/media/2022-03/the-nature-and-dynamics-of-internet-pornography-exposure-for-youth-under-18.pdf

One in 10 visitors of porn sites is under 10 years old

https://www.bitdefender.com/blog/hotforsecurity/one-in-10-visitors-of-porn-sites-is-under-10-years-old

20.7% of Straight men viewed gay porn during the past 6 months.

Downing MJ Jr, Schrimshaw EW, Scheinmann R, Antebi-Gruszka N, Hirshfield S. Sexually Explicit Media Use by Sexual Identity: A Comparative Analysis of Gay, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Men in the United States. Arch Sex Behav. 2017 Aug.

A 2017 cross sectional study of Australians 15 to 29 show that 69% of males and 23% of females first viewed porn at 13 or younger, and all of the males and 82% of the females had viewed porn at some point. 
 

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1753-6405.12678 Young Australians' use of pornography and associations with sexual risk behaviours Megan S.C. Lim, Paul A. Agius, Elise R. Carrotte, Alyce M. Vella, Margaret E. Hellard. First published: 29 June 2017 https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12678

Adolescents who intentionally viewed violent pornography were almost six times more likely to report sexually aggressive behavior than those who had not.

 

•Ybarra ML, Mitchell KJ, Hamburger M, Diener-West M, Leaf PJ. X-rated material and perpetration of sexually aggressive behavior among children and adolescents: is there a link? Aggress Behav. 2011 Jan-Feb;37(1):1-18. doi: 10.1002/ab.20367. PMID: 21046607.

Child pornography is a $3-billion industry.

 

116,000 inquiries related to child pornography are received daily.

•Enough.org.

An analysis of 400,000,000 web searches from July 2009 to July 2010 neuroscientists concluded that the most popular of sexual searches online by a huge margin is youth.

•A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us About Sexual Relationships. Oga Ogas and Sai Gaddam. 2011.

40% of people charged with child pornography also sexually abuse children, police say. But finding the predators and identifying the victims are daunting tasks

•(Reuters, 2003).

It is estimated that between 15,000 to 50,000 women and children are forced into sexual slavery in the United States every year

https://deliverfund.org/blog/facts-about-human-trafficking-in-united-states/#:~:text=learn%20more%20about.-,Sex%20Trafficking%20in%20the%20United%20States,is%20very%20difficult%20to%20research


 

 Nearly half of sex trafficking victims report that pornography was made of them while they were in bondage

https://www.dressember.org/blog/thepornographylink

 69% of all victims in child abuse images are between the ages of 0 and 10 years old.

 The fastest growing demand in commercial websites for child abuse is for images depicting the worst type of abuse, including penetrative sexual activity involving children and adults and sadism or penetration by an animal.  58% of child sexual abuse images depict this level of abuse.

(Internet Watch Foundation, 2008)

98% of child sexual abuse material reports involved children under 13 years old, 30% of which involved children under 10 years old, including infants and toddlers.

(Internet Watch Foundation Annual Report, 2021)

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