The sex industry is the largest and most profitable industry in the world. This includes street prostitution, strip clubs, phone sex, and pornography.
Film production of pornography began immediately after the invention of the motion picture in 1895.
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.
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.
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.
Just about half of the Internet is made up of porn or porn related content.
The most searched porn related word in America is Creampie according to a recent Pornhub analysis. Teen is also very popular.
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.
There are claims that Utah has the highest consumption per capita of porn in the United States.
In North Korea, the punishment for viewing porn is death!
An average of 50% of hotel guests will order porn on their televisions.
A University of Montreal study found that most guys are exposed to porn for the first time at age 10.
Though true; women do watch porn, most studies show that women watch less porn than men.
Presidential elections seem to influence porn consumption. 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.
Thanksgiving is the least popular day of the year for watching porn.
There are over 68 million daily searches for pornography in the United States, which is about 25% of all daily searches.
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.
A 2011 study found that couples who watched porn together felt more committed and sexually satisfied than couples where one partner watched it alone.
Comcast Cable accidentally aired 37 seconds of porn during Super Bowl XLIII.
The United States is the top producer of pornographic dvds and web material; the second largest is Germany.
In fact, every 39 minutes a new porn film is created in the United States.
20% of American men admit they access pornography at work.
Which coincides with Sex Tracker’s findings of 70% of all Internet porn traffic occurring during workdays (9am – 5pm).
While viewing porn, men focus on a woman’s face. That’s right; not the butt, legs, or even breasts.
There is a fallacious rumor that Australia bans porn that show women with A-Cup breasts or smaller.
Internet porn in the UK receives more traffic than social networks, shopping, gaming, finance, and travel.
A Harvard study found that online porn subscriptions are higher in conservative states.
10% of adults admit to legitimately have an online porn addiction.
Deep Throat Grossed $600 Million at the Box Office.
People in South Korea have to use their version of a Social Security Number to view porn. #BigBrotherProbs.