Research & Stats

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STATISTICS ON INTERNET PORNOGRAPHY

PORNHUB STATS

AND SOUTH AFRICA, HOW ARE WE RANKING?

SOUTH AFRICA IS THE TOP MOBILE DEVICE CONSUMER ON PORNHUB (Pornhub Stats 2017)

IN TERMS OF TIME SPENT PER VIEWING, SOUTH AFRICA CAME IN SECOND IN THE WORLD (Pornhub Stats 2017)

SOUTH AFRICA IS THE 19th BIGGEST CONSUMER OF PORNHUB IN 2017 (Pornhub Stats 2017)

HOURS OF PORN UPLOADED

YEARS

DAYS

HOURS

WHAT ABOUT OUR KIDS?

11 YEARS
The average age of first exposure to pornography

116000 SEARCHED
for child pornography everyday

90% OF CHILDREN
between ages of 8 and 16 with access to the internet have viewed porn online

30,5% CHILDREN AGED 9-17
had received a sexual image

20,5% CHILDREN AGED 9-17
received adverts with links to x-rated sites

PARENTS ARE IN DENIAL

68% OF PARENTS

do not think their kids had experience anything "bothersome" and did not think it was likely

49% OF PARENTS

never spoke to their children about online safety or what to do if something online bothered or upset them

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SOCIAL MEDIA STATISTICS

Teens overwhelmingly choose SNAPCHAT at their main social media site

41%

SNAPCHAT

22%

INSTAGRAM

15%

FACEBOOK

SOCIAL MEDIA USE AMONGST TEENS HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY

% of teens with a smartphone in 2012
% of teens with a smartphone in 2018
% of teens that use social media multiple times a day in 2012
% of teens that use social media multiple times a day in 2018

THEY'RE BEING DISTRACTED FROM OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS AND THEIR FRIENDS

57%

of all teens agree that using social media often distracts them from doing homework

57%

of all teen social media users agree that it often distracts them when they should be paying attention to the people they are with, compared to 44% in 2012

29%

of all teen smartphone owners say they have been woken up by their phones during the night by a call text or notification

42%

of all teens agree that social media has taken time away from time they could have spend with friends in person, compared to 34% in 2012

TEENS DON'T VALUE FACE-TO-FACE COMMUNICATION WITH FRIENDS LIKE THEY USE TO

Teens favourite way of communicating 2012 vs 2018

WHAT HAPPENS ONLINE STAYS ONLINE

When asked teens say:

Social media legend

54%

of teens said that we parents knew what actually happens on social media, they would be a lot more worried
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HOW ADDICTED ARE WE TO OUR DEVICES?

66% OF PARENTS
feel their teens spend too much time on their devices

52% OF KIDS
agree

59% OF PARENTS

feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices

50% OF TEENS

feel addicted to their mobile devices

27% OF PARENTS

feel they themselves are addicted to their mobile devices

28% OF TEENS

feel their parents are addicted to their mobile devices

48% OF PARENTS

feel the need to immediately respond to texts, social media messages and other notifications

72% OF TEENS

feel the need to immediately respond to texts, social media messages and other notifications

69% OF PARENTS

check their devices at least hourly

78% OF TEENS

check their devices at least hourly

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