Kink Statistics: Summary & Key Data

Summarized & Collected by: Vamps.ai | Last Updated: 6/13/2024

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"About 20% of adults consider themselves to have some form of kink or fetish."

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"Studies indicate that BDSM practitioners have similar or even better mental health compared to the general population."

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"Studies show that 30% of adults have used blindfolds or bondage accessories during sex."

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"BDSM activities can account for 10-15% of sexual activity in relationships."

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"Polyamory and kink communities often have a significant overlap, with about 35% of individuals identifying with both communities."

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"FetLife, a social network for the BDSM, fetish, and kink community, has over 8 million registered users."

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"About 22% of millennials consider BDSM as part of their sexual identity."

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"The online dating site OKCupid reported that 58% of women and 53% of men were open to trying BDSM."

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"Japan has the highest number of hits for kink-related searches globally."

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"A 2016 survey found that 47% of people had tried role-playing at least once."

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"Surveys suggest around 65% of people are curious about trying kink activities."

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"There has been a 150% increase in the sale of BDSM gear during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"Approximately 36% of adults in the U.S. have engaged in some form of BDSM."

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"About 12% of people participate in BDSM events on a regular basis."

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"Around 25% of online porn consumption involves BDSM or kink content."

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"Studies have found that participating in BDSM can improve relationship communication and trust for 70% of practitioners."

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"In a survey, 42% of respondents identified as being into dominance and submission play."

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"Kink-related books and publications have seen a 60% increase in sales over the last decade."

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"About 14% of LGBTQ+ individuals are actively involved in kink communities."

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"Kink-aware professionals often cater to the needs of about 15-20% of their clients dealing with relationship issues."

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