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10 Surprising Pornography Stats

Last Updated: June 12, 2014

Luke Gilkerson

Luke Gilkerson has a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies and an MA in Religion. He is the author of Coming Clean: Overcoming Lust Through Biblical Accountability and The Talk: 7 Lessons to Introduce Your Child to Biblical Sexuality. Luke and his wife Trisha blog at IntoxicatedOnLife.com

Get more up-to-date statistics about pornography and cybersex: 250+ Stats and Facts About Pornography.


1. Lots of people are looking for it

1 in 8 searches

2. It teaches men sexual behavior

porn inspires them

3. People watch it at work

looking at porn at work

4. Kids are watching it

young boys look at porn

5. Kids are seeing hardcore porn

kids see group sex online

6. College guys are watching a lot of it

college guys look at porn

7. College girls are, too

women use porn

8. Christians watch it

christians look at porn

9. So do pastors

pastors use porn

10. It is causing divorces

porn causes divorce

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  • Comments on: 10 Surprising Pornography Stats
    1. John on

      Thanks Luke! Great post.
      John

      Reply
    2. Joe on

      Thanks for these stats. Sad but not surprising. Would you mind telling me where these stats came from? What are the sources? Thanks!

      Reply
      • Luke Gilkerson on

        You can find all the sources in the pdf that is promoted at the top of the post. Thanks for asking!

    3. lm on

      Your article about pornography was wonderful. It is very destructive and errodes the foundation of relationships. It can be an addiction and an obsess ion. It is not Gods plan for a healthy relationship. What is so sad is that it is a thief that kills and destroys .
      Thank you

      Reply
    4. P. Lanyon on

      The single best thought that conquers this devastating sin is 1john 2:15
      Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever. (I John 2:15-17 NKJV)
      What does this passage say about it? It CANNOT satisfy, it will not allow me to be happy enough to ‘abide forever.’ This verse (v.17) reminds me there is ‘instant’ reward for doing God’s will. It is ‘infinite!’

      Reply

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