South Africans' Pornhub sessions are officially the second-longest in the world

Business Insider SA
  • South Africans last an average of 10 minutes 57 seconds per Pornhub session, the platform reported this week. 
  • This is the second-longest duration in the world.
  • Local porn consumption dropped by a whopping 14% on these two public days in South Africa.   

South Africans spent on average 10 minutes 57 second per session on PornHub in 2018 - officially the second longest duration of any country in the world.

But the country’s residents spent 5 seconds less on the platform per session compared to 2017 - the only country in the top 20 to decrease its consumption based on time. 

Pornhub’s '2018 year in review', released on Tuesday, showed that Philippinians stayed the longest with an impressive 13 minutes 50 seconds on the platform. 

The United States followed South Africa with 10 minutes and 37 seconds, followed by the Ukraine and Canada with 10 minutes 26 seconds. 

British stayed the sixth longest on the platform with 10 minutes 17 seconds. 

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“Time on site can reflect many factors including the speed of broadband and mobile internet bandwidth available in different regions,” PornHub wrote in a blog post. 

“While visitors may [also] be taking more time to watch videos and make use of Pornhub’s community features. 

Pornhub recorded a whopping 33.5 billion visits in 2018, an increase of 5 billion visits compared to 2017. Daily visits now exceed 100 million, the platform said. 

Over a million hours of new content was also added to the platform over the course of the year - enough to watch over 115 years. 

PornHub traffic from South Africa dropped by 14% on March 31, Holy Sunday - the 11th biggest holiday traffic drop on the platform. 

South African traffic dropped again by 12% on September 24, Heritage Day - the 13th biggest holiday drop.  

Globally, traffic dropped by an incredible 44% on New Year's Eve in 2017 from 18:00 to Midnight (adjusted for all time zones).

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