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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

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

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

The percentage of UK women who cheat on their husbands has risen 40% in the past 20 years.
Counsel & Heal, July 25, 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

40% of Canadian boys grades 4 – 11 are viewing porn; 1/3 of these, every day.
Business Standard, June 13, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Ireland’s internet porn use has increased 77% since 2010.
Most porn use occurs between 10pm and 1:00am.
Irish Mirror, February 9, 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%.
As reported by Pornhub, February 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.

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.
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

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

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

More than 80% of Indian high school students have been exposed to porn.
The New Indian Express, July 30, 2013

In the UK, porn websites are accessed more than social media or shopping
The Business Standard, July 30, 2013

64% of Australian children are learning about sex from pornography.
WA Today Australia, July 22, 2013

According to a survey of 19,000 parents, kids begin viewing porn as early as age 6.
ABC News10, May 15, 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

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

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

1 in 3 visitors of porn sites are women. In 2006, the UK alone received 1.9 billion in revenue from porn.
Policymic, 3-9-13

Investigations of sex offences by minors increased by 38% from 2009/2010 to 2011/2012 in the UK.
UK Daily Mail, 3-3-13

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

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
2. Massachusetts
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

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

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.

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.

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

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.
4-9-12

In 2011, one child was sexually attacked every 20 minutes in the UK.
SkyNews, UK 4-4-2012

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

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.”

From a survey of 1000 pastors:

  • 69% say porn has adversely affected the church.

When asked to estimate how many of their church members view porn on a weekly basis:

  • 43% of these pastors did not respond. Of those who did:
  • 62% of pastors said less than 10% of congregants view porn weekly
  • 24% of pastors said that 10-24% of their members view porn weekly
  • 10% of pastors said that that 25-49% of their members view porn weekly
  • 4% of pastors said that 50% or more of their members view porn weekly

Other statistics:

  • 43% of internet users view porn.
  • 70% of 18-24 year olds visit porn sites monthly.
    Baptist Press, November 15, 2011, quoting Lifeway Research and Education Database survey results.

Porn users are 400% more likely to visit a prostitute.
The Daily Reporter, November 7, 2011

  • Sex and porn are in the top 5 search terms for kids under 18.
  • 37% of UK families have set up porn filters.
  • British teens spend an average of 87 hours a year looking at porn.
  • 70% of all porn traffic occurs between 9:00am and 5pm during theworkweek.
    Independent Online, October 31, 2011

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

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

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