How Big Is Porn?

From the November 2004 Trumpet Print Edition

• In 2002, one in four Americans admitted to seeing an X-rated movie the past year.

• Porn rentals rake in $5 billion a year.

• Nearly 1 in 5 video/DVD rentals is porn.

• Internet porn takes in $1 billion a year.

• 70 percent of 15-to-17-year-olds say they have accidentally seen porn online.

• The amount of erotic webpages has increased 1,800 percent since 1998.

• Porn amounts to 7 percent of the 3.3 billion webpages indexed by Google.

• 26 percent of cyberporn users visit these sites multiple times a week.

• On some file-sharing sites, more people swap pornography than audio files.