Internet Porn Addiction [INFOGRAPHIC]

Published by on Thursday, April 18, 2019

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In this post, we share an insightful infographic titled ‘The Stats on Internet Pornography’. This infographic points out that pornography has been traded online since the 1980s via ASCII Art and then the boom in the 1990s thanks to the invention of the World Wide Web.

Some interesting facts revealed in this infographic include:

  • 12% of websites on the internet are pornographic, equating to over 25 million websites
  • $3,075 is spent on pornography every second, making this a multi-billion-dollar industry
  • The US-porn industry is worth around $3 billion dollars per year
  • Each second, it’s believed around 28,000 are watching pornography
  • 40 million Americans are regular visitors of porn sites
  • 1 in 3 porn views are women
  • 2.5 billion emails with a pornographic nature are sent every day
  • 25% of all search engine queries relate to pornographic material
  • 20% of men admitted to watching porn whilst at work

Clearly, Internet porn addiction is something we must take more must begin to take more seriously. Like gambling addiction, Internet porn addiction is a form of behavioural addiction. Internet pornography is addictive because watching porn causes the brain to release the primary pleasure-producing chemical known as dopamine.

Internet pornography addiction Infographic

Without further ado, we would now like to share this infographic:

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Keith stopped using drugs and drinking alcohol more than 10 years ago. He now spends a lot of time writing and editing content for this website. His mission is to assist people who are also looking to embrace addiction recovery. Keith believes a key way to accomplish this goal is through his writing.

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