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Malaysian women rank 7th most likely to access porn on mobile

Danial Albakri

The Star/Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia  /  Thu, March 16, 2017  /  10:43 am
Malaysian women rank 7th most likely to access porn on mobile

According to the report, which was released on March 7, 84% of Malaysian women who browse on Pornhub used a mobile device. (Shutterstock/File)

Women in Malaysia are the seventh most likely in the world to use a mobile device to access porn, according to a report by pornography site Pornhub.

According to the report, which was released on March 7, 84% of Malaysian women who browse on Pornhub used a mobile device.

Worldwide, it was South African women who used mobile devices the most to view porn, with 91% of women doing so. The United States was second on the list with 89% of women and in third was Britain at 86%.

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Women in Malaysia are the seventh most likely in the world to use a mobile device to access porn, according to a report by pornography site Pornhub.(Pornhub via The Star/File)

Meanwhile, only 66% of Malaysian men accessed porn in this manner.

Only two other South-East Asian countries were listed in the report, with Indonesia trailing behind Malaysia in 11th place with 80% of its women using mobile devices, followed by Thailand in 13th place with 79%.

It was noted that in Thailand, women were 38% more likely to access the porn site on mobile than men.

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Of the female traffic, 71% came from smartphones, 8% from tablets and 21% from desktop computers.(Pornhub via The Star/File)

It is believed that Pornhub identifies women users based on demographic data from Google Analytics.

"Currently, about 72% of worldwide traffic to Pornhub comes from smartphones and tablets. But mobile use is actually much higher with women than men.

"As of February 2017, nearly 80% of female traffic comes from mobile, compared to about 69% for men," read the report.

Of the female traffic, 71% came from smartphones, 8% from tablets and 21% from desktop computers.

The report added that women were 34% less likely to use a desktop than men.

It also noted that the largest proportion of female smartphone users on the site were millennials, aged between 18 and 34 years old. Smartphone usage dropped with an increase in age.

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This article appeared on The Star newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post