What is the Average Penis Size?

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What Is The Average Penis Size?
What is Average Penis Size?... the question so many men want a real answer to. If you are anything like me the phrase "average penis size" can mean many different things and leave you feeling confused about the definitive answer. Looking on-line will make things even more confusing due to the numerous surveys and studies conducted around this issue. I visited every conceivable study the Internet has and picked two studies I felt to be most accurate out of the vast collection of sites.

The Kinsey study is one of the biggest and most famous penis size studies ever done. It was done in 1948 and involved 3,500 college males. I thought this to be a great study with some minor flaws. One being most of the men in the study were white, this is a problem because it leaves doubts about race cross sections. The other being the method of measurement, the subject simply held a white card against their penis and marked their length on the card, which was later measured. Even though this was medically viewed it leaves a large area of error, The Kinsey study concluded the average erect length was 6.21 inches and the average erect girth was 4.85 inches. Average Flaccid length was found to be 3.89 inches and flaccid girth 3.75 inches on average.

Other studies fall short of any kind of ethical standard because of method of measurement (Usually done unassisted by the subject). These studies have such a broad element of error that making a conclusion here would be wrong. Men generally will not be honest in these situations due to the inconclusive studies that have spawned unconfirmed rumors of average size. Most men when asked what they believed average size was would say it to be in the 6.5 inch area. So when measuring the penis most will stretch the truth above this point to avoid embarrassment. Statistical surveys and self-perception questionnaires have caused more confusion. Based on the evidence, the answer confirmed is still a cloudy 6 to 6.5 inches. I though this was untrue and a very unfair size for science to conclude, so I continued to search.

The one study I did like most, is Lifestyles Condoms. I think it left the smallest amount of error. In the Spring 2001 in Cancun, Mexico, Lifestyles gathered a total of 301 male volunteers over 18 years old. Each subject was measured by a researcher, which eliminated the cheating factor. The results of the Lifestyles survey found that average penis erect length is 5.87 inches and erect girth is 4.97 inches. Also, according to the survey, 54% of subjects measured between 5.5 inches and 6.3 inches in erect length with 53.3% measuring between 4.72 inches and 5.11 inches in girth. I liked everything in this study but the amount of subjects and the race and penis size inconsistencies.

What I think to be the most definitive answer:
In my opinion, considering all of the information above, I would conclude that the average erect penis measures closer to 5.5 inches than the previously believed 6.5 inches in length . As far as girth is concerned 5 inches is what I believe to be the average. These may be my opinions but I would like to let you know I have studied very closely all surveys of validity and found these numbers to be most unbiased.

I think that wether we are above, below or right smack in the middle of what average is, it gives us a better game plan when the actual number is true. For the person who feels his 5.5" penis is small, this information becomes very relative to him. For the person that falls short of this number, it gives him a solid, realistic goal to work towards. For the men who fall above this number it gives the added confidence we all desperately seek. But in the end, the name of the game is enlargement. The average size will no longer have such strong meaning to you because you will be far from average.
 

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Great post :)

Another wealth of information with several different studies across the globe including new ones


Scroll down to see different ones, as the main one is from 2015 in the UK and it concluded
The average erect penis is, in fact, just over 5 inches long and 4.5 inches thick
which I'm quite surprised at.
 

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Great post :)

Another wealth of information with several different studies across the globe including new ones


Scroll down to see different ones, as the main one is from 2015 in the UK and it concluded which I'm quite surprised at.
...well that explains a lot! Prior to PE I measured in at 6 3/8" bpel and 5.5" mseg and every one of the sexual encounters that made any reference to size classified me as 'big'. My mind never accepted that and that led me to MOS ...I guess the majority of us on here have 'porn-start' stats :)
 

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What Is The Average Penis Size?
What is Average Penis Size?... the question so many men want a real answer to. If you are anything like me the phrase "average penis size" can mean many different things and leave you feeling confused about the definitive answer. Looking on-line will make things even more confusing due to the numerous surveys and studies conducted around this issue. I visited every conceivable study the Internet has and picked two studies I felt to be most accurate out of the vast collection of sites.

The Kinsey study is one of the biggest and most famous penis size studies ever done. It was done in 1948 and involved 3,500 college males. I thought this to be a great study with some minor flaws. One being most of the men in the study were white, this is a problem because it leaves doubts about race cross sections. The other being the method of measurement, the subject simply held a white card against their penis and marked their length on the card, which was later measured. Even though this was medically viewed it leaves a large area of error, The Kinsey study concluded the average erect length was 6.21 inches and the average erect girth was 4.85 inches. Average Flaccid length was found to be 3.89 inches and flaccid girth 3.75 inches on average.

Other studies fall short of any kind of ethical standard because of method of measurement (Usually done unassisted by the subject). These studies have such a broad element of error that making a conclusion here would be wrong. Men generally will not be honest in these situations due to the inconclusive studies that have spawned unconfirmed rumors of average size. Most men when asked what they believed average size was would say it to be in the 6.5 inch area. So when measuring the penis most will stretch the truth above this point to avoid embarrassment. Statistical surveys and self-perception questionnaires have caused more confusion. Based on the evidence, the answer confirmed is still a cloudy 6 to 6.5 inches. I though this was untrue and a very unfair size for science to conclude, so I continued to search.

The one study I did like most, is Lifestyles Condoms. I think it left the smallest amount of error. In the Spring 2001 in Cancun, Mexico, Lifestyles gathered a total of 301 male volunteers over 18 years old. Each subject was measured by a researcher, which eliminated the cheating factor. The results of the Lifestyles survey found that average penis erect length is 5.87 inches and erect girth is 4.97 inches. Also, according to the survey, 54% of subjects measured between 5.5 inches and 6.3 inches in erect length with 53.3% measuring between 4.72 inches and 5.11 inches in girth. I liked everything in this study but the amount of subjects and the race and penis size inconsistencies.

What I think to be the most definitive answer:
In my opinion, considering all of the information above, I would conclude that the average erect penis measures closer to 5.5 inches than the previously believed 6.5 inches in length . As far as girth is concerned 5 inches is what I believe to be the average. These may be my opinions but I would like to let you know I have studied very closely all surveys of validity and found these numbers to be most unbiased.

I think that wether we are above, below or right smack in the middle of what average is, it gives us a better game plan when the actual number is true. For the person who feels his 5.5" penis is small, this information becomes very relative to him. For the person that falls short of this number, it gives him a solid, realistic goal to work towards. For the men who fall above this number it gives the added confidence we all desperately seek. But in the end, the name of the game is enlargement. The average size will no longer have such strong meaning to you because you will be far from average.
And Amen to lifestyles, The avarage penis is 5,8" nbp and 5" girth in Young men with a Small fatpad. This is college students!
 

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This was an exhaustive study but it shed the light of truth on so many lies. When I was looking for examples of different studies to include in this article I completely avoided any studies that involved self measurement. McKinsey report was a good one when I had access to the actual study. I wish that study was still around because it speaks volumes to why I included Kinsey. The men in that study did self measure But it was done under supervision. And I believe the biggest size in that study was rather normal at around 9 inches in length .

What really got me excited when I found the lifestyles study because it was exactly what we needed, 3500 people of all different walks of life getting measured by nurses so there was no messing with the results. This is how all studies should be done but unfortunately that’s not the case. But this lifestyle study did really help me big time.

I have not searched for a while on this issue but let me search to see if I can find another version of that Kinsey report because it was so thorough including photos of every participant in all kinds of background data.
 

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This was an exhaustive study but it shed the light of truth on so many lies. When I was looking for examples of different studies to include in this article I completely avoided any studies that involved self measurement. McKinsey report was a good one when I had access to the actual study. I wish that study was still around because it speaks volumes to why I included Kinsey. The men in that study did self measure But it was done under supervision. And I believe the biggest size in that study was rather normal at around 9 inches in length .

What really got me excited when I found the lifestyles study because it was exactly what we needed, 3500 people of all different walks of life getting measured by nurses so there was no messing with the results. This is how all studies should be done but unfortunately that’s not the case. But this lifestyle study did really help me big time.

I have not searched for a while on this issue but let me search to see if I can find another version of that Kinsey report because it was so thorough including photos of every participant in all kinds of background data.
I would love to see that 9 incher. (no homo)
 

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I would love to see that 9 incher. (no homo)
I would love to see it! The entire study was so well done and it was done in like 1961 around that time. It was so thorough every single patient was photographed with a white card against their penis is showing their size. They drew from all different races and I believe there were a few hundred people in the study. The site they had all this information was just incredible and when I went back to find it it was no longer available.

Kinsey study was great but what was even better was the lifestyles study as that was the only one that was not self measured. But also you should know that I included a lot of data from the various PE forums about starting size.
 

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