Porn films, erotic films or sex films are films that present a sexually explicit topic in order to arouse and satisfy the viewer. Porn films depict sexual fantasies and usually contain erotically stimulating material such as nudity and sexual intercourse.
A new porn film is created in the United States every 39 minutes.
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.
Women like to watch lesbian porn more than straight sex. In fact, the word “lesbian” is the top-viewed category for Pornhub’s female viewers.
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.
Worldwide in 2013, PornHub had over 14 billion hits. That averages to 1.68 million visits per hour the entire year.
At any second of the day there are as much as 30,000,000 unique visitors viewing porn. This means that there are about 30,000,000 unique visitors viewing porn right now, and now, and now.
One in five men, or 20%, admit to watching porn online at work. About 13% of women do.
The most searched porn related word in America is Creampie according to a recent Pornhub analysis. Teen is also very popular.
On February 1, 2009, Comcast Cable accidentally aired 37 seconds of porn during Super Bowl XLIII.
There are claims that Utah has the highest consumption per capita of porn in the United States.
Porn was mistakenly aired for an entire 10 minutes in the background during a national TV news report on Syria in January 2013.
In North Korea, the punishment for viewing porn is death!
The size of the porn industry worldwide is $100 billion. Between $10 billion and $12 billion of that comes from the United States.
Just about half of the Internet is made up of porn or porn related content.
In the 1980s, an HIV outbreak led to the death of several porn film actors, including Al Parker, Marc Stevens, Wade Nichols, and John Holmes.
A University of Montreal study found that most guys are exposed to porn for the first time at age 10.
Around 70% of men aged 18–24 visit porn sites in a typical month.
There are over 68 million daily searches for pornography in the United States, which is about 25% of all daily searches.
While viewing porn, men tend to focus on a woman’s eyes and lips over breasts or genitals.
Most men watch or have watched porn.
Every second the online porn industry makes over $3,000.
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.
Every second, nearly 30,000,000 unique Internet users view porn.
The United States is the top producer of pornographic dvds and web material; the second largest is Germany.
Nearly 2.5 billion emails per day are pornographic, which is 8% of all emails.
Every 39 minutes a new porn film is created in the United States.
Over 35% of all Internet downloads are pornographic.
20% of American men admit they access pornography at work.
There are over 116,000 searches for “child pornography” every day.
88.2% of top rated porn scenes show aggressive acts where 70% of the occurrences are perpetrated by the guy.
Sunday is the most popular day to watch porn. The least popular day of the year is Thanksgiving.
Internet porn in the UK receives more traffic than social networks, shopping, gaming, finance, and travel.
There are around 42 million porn websites, which totals around 370 million pages of porn.
10% of adults admit to legitimately have an online porn addiction.
Film production of pornography began immediately after the invention of the motion picture in 1895.
According to a recent report by the BBFC, 75% of parents believed their child had never encountered porn, but of those children, 53% reported that they had in fact seen porn.
Porn can be divided into several genres, including ethnic porn, amateur porn, gay porn, lesbian porn, bisexual porn, group sex, and others.
A Swedish study of 18-year-old males found that frequent consumers of pornography were significantly more likely to have sold and bought sex than other boys of the same age.
The San Fernando Valley has been a pioneering region for producing porn since the 1970s, and a large amount of porn is still filmed there. In Europe, Budapest is considered the industry hub.
A UK survey found that 44% of males aged 11–16 who consumed pornography reported that online pornography gave them ideas about the type of sex they wanted to try.
The average porn site visit last 6 minutes and 20 seconds.
According to data from the SEMrush Traffic Analytics tool, as of May 2021 porn sites received more website traffic in the U.S. than Twitter, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, and LinkedIn combined.
It is illegal in Australia (except in two states) to sell or rent any X-rated materials.
1 out of every 8 porn titles shown to first-time users on porn home pages describe acts of sexual violence.
The word “pornography” first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1857.