Study on penises reveals the average size ... and it's smaller than you think
Penis size: Survey of female perceptions of sexual satisfaction
Whether you've seen two penises in your life or 50, it's probably become apparent that they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes—in both length and girth. And while you know that size doesn't really matter, you can't help but wonder: What size is, well, average? Turns out there may be an answer to your curiosities, as some researchers have taken the time to explore the length and girth a. One of the latest large-scale studies took place in , when Debby Hebernick, Ph. As the name suggests, she gathered self-reported data from 1, men and incentivized them to do so accurately by offering to match them with a better-fitting condom.
Don't laugh: A condom that's too small can be uncomfortable. And one that's too loose can come off prematurely. So the best way to make sure the condoms you purchase for yourself or your loved one is to measure. It goes without saying, but the only way to get accurate numbers for fitting a condom is to measure the penis while it's erect.
So here you go. Hope it helps. The good news first. Statistically speaking, you have a normal penis.