25 Shocking Facts About Porn You Probably Didn’t Know

Posted by , Updated on November 10, 2015

There are many people who are outraged and outspoken against porn. However, the sex industry is BY FAR the most profitable industry in the world, beating out retail, technology and even entertainment. If such profit is indicative of demand, than someone’s lying. Here are 25 shocking facts about porn you probably didn’t know.

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The sex industry is the largest and most profitable industry in the world. This includes street prostitution, strip clubs, phone sex, and pornography.

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13,000 adult videos are produced annually, amassing over $13 billion dollars in profit. By comparison, Hollywood released 507 movies and made only 8.8 billion.

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The porn industry also makes more money than The National Football League, The National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball combined and more than NBC, CBS, and ABC combined.

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In addition, they have larger revenues than top technology companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Apple and Netflix combined.

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At any second of the day there are as much as 30,000,000 unique visitors are viewing porn. This means that there are about 30,000,000 unique visitors viewing porn right now, and now, and now.

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The most searched porn related word in America is Creampie according to a recent Pornhub analysis. Teen is also very popular.

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However globally, teen is the most searched term. A Google Trends analysis found that searches for “Teen Porn” have more than tripled between 2005-2013, moreover teen porn was the fastest-growing genre over this period.

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There are claims that Utah has the highest consumption per capita of porn in the United States.

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However, this is based solely on one study done by Benjamin Edelman from the Harvard Business School. A recent analysis by Pornhub (one of the largest porn distribution nodes) found that Utah is actually the 40th in the nation for porn consumption.

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In North Korea, the punishment for viewing porn is death!

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Just about half of the Internet is made up of porn or porn related content.

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A University of Montreal study found that most guys are exposed to porn for the first time at age 10.

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Presidential elections seem to influence porn consumption.

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In 2004, after president bush won the election, conservative states (red states) saw an increase in porn related internet searches while in 2008, after Obama won, liberal states (blue states) saw an increase of porn related searches.

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There are over 68 million daily searches for pornography in the United States, which is about 25% of all daily searches.

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Male porn performers do not make that much. However, they make more money performing in gay porn than straight porn, as much as three times as much per film.

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Most men watch or have watched porn.

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Someone from the University of Montreal tried conducting a study but when he tried to create a control group of men in their 20’s that haven’t consumed porn, he couldn’t find a single one.

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The United States is the top producer of pornographic dvds and web material; the second largest is Germany.

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In fact, every 39 minutes a new porn film is created in the United States.

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20% of American men admit they access pornography at work.

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Which coincides with Sex Tracker’s findings of 70% of all Internet porn traffic occurring during workdays (9am – 5pm).

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88.2% of top rated porn scenes show aggressive acts where 70% of the occurrences are perpetrated by the guy.

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While viewing porn, men focus on a woman’s face. That’s right; not the butt, legs, or even breasts.

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There is a fallacious rumor that Australia bans porn that show women with A-Cup breasts or smaller.

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In reality there is no specific rule banning small breasted models. However, there is an issue with classification of porn due to actors not looking “adult” enough, which could then be categorized as either child sexual abuse or offensive sexual fetishes.

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Internet porn in the UK receives more traffic than social networks, shopping, gaming, finance, and travel.

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Several recent studies have found that teenagers from all over the world use porn to learn about real life sex.

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Though true; women do watch porn, most studies show that women watch less porn than men.

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10% of adults admit to legitimately have an online porn addiction.

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