Sex toy statistics: the down low on who's using what

used a sex toy.

-50% were in their 20s when they first tried a sex toy.

-20% of women report masturbating at least once a week. Of those women, 60% use a sex toy.

-Women who report masturbating score higher on a self-esteem index than women who don't report masturbating. (This may not mean that masturbation makes you a happier person, but that women who are sexually liberated enough to admit to masturbating are more comfortable with themselves).

-The world’s most expensive sex toy is a white gold dildo encrusted with 117 diamonds and is worth $55,000.

-The world’s oldest dildo is around 28,000 years old, 11 inches long, and made from siltstone.

-23% of adults around the world have used sex toys during sex.

-20% of men report using a vibrator.

-78% of women who use or have used a sex toy said they were also in a relationship.

-Women who use sex toys report experiencing more frequent orgasms and greater satisfaction with their partners than women who don’t.

-Mississippi buys more anal toys per capita than any other state. (Could this be a consequence of Christian women retaining their vaginal virginity through anal sex?)

-Alaska buys the most sex toys per capita. (This is a no brainer. It's freaking cold. You're trapped inside all day. What the hell else are you going to do but play with toys).[image-1]

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I support any website like that raises awareness of the masturbatory practices of women. Guys learn how to masturbate before we can walk, and along with dick jokes, it's one of the few topics we regularly talk about with friends. But for whatever reason, females aren't nearly as vocal about their closed-door habits. This is odd considering that, unlike male masturbation, the opposite sex actual considers female masturbation sexy. So why, you may wonder, am I such a proponent of raising awareness about how common and normal the use of masturbatory aids is among females? Because the more sexually liberated a women is, the more fun she is in bed. I'm not one of those guys who's intimidated by a ten inch, glowing vibrator, that can break dance. I welcome sexual aids into the bedroom as readily as I'd invite an attractive second female. If a turbo engine is doing all the work stimulating her, I don't have to worry if I'm hitting her g-spot or if she can get off. If she's using a vibrator, she'll get off, probably multiple times.

Here are some of the more interesting statistics from TheirToys' infochart below.

-44% of women between 18 and 60 have

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