penis-sizeWhat is the average penis size of Indian male? That is one question we’ve never been able to answer accurately because there was no data. This had led to a situation where Indian men really had no clue about what was average for them and resulted in a great deal of insecurity.  The anonymous survey designed by Dr Vijaysarathi Ramanathan, was a joint initiative between health.india.com and the SSS Centre for Sexual Health allowed us to not only answer the question about average size but also other questions like – ‘How much do men care about the size of their penis?’, ‘How important is it to their partners?’ and ‘How many men wanted to increase their size?’. A total of 1670 people completed the survey and this has helped us reach a degree of consensus about the size of Indian men: 

Demographics

Of the respondents, 36% were married while 21 % were in a romantic relationship and 41% weren’t in any sort of romantic relationship. 89% of the respondents were heterosexual with 4% homosexual, 6% bisexual and 1% who weren’t interested at sex at all.

penis length

And the average size is 5.54 inches (14.07 cm) length and 3.11 inches (7.9 cm) girth

 77% men claimed to have measured their penis size before and the average length was found to be 5.54 inches (or 14.07 cm). Most people had penis sizes which were between 5.1-6 inches (38.84%) followed by 3.1-5 inches (32.49%) and 6.1-7 inches (16.69%).  About 3.76% had penises less than 3 inches which would mean that they suffer from the condition called micropenis. The average girth was found to be (circumference around the centre) 7.9 cm (1cm to 23 cm).

How do you perceive the current size of your penis

52% want it longer, 34% want it thicker

When questioned whether they cared about the their penis size 31% said they were fine with their size while 52% wished their penis was longer and 34% wished it was thicker. 9% of them said they were fine with their penis size but their partner wasn’t. A large proportion of men responded that the dimensions of their penis – length (59%) and girth (63%) – were very important to them. On the other hand, men reported that the length and girth of their penis was important for their sexual partners in 43% and 45% of cases respectively. Read more about foreplay and outercourse. 

 33% very worried about their size

why wont you seek professional help

One out of two men were concerned about their penis size and out of this 1/3rd of them said that the level of concern was serious, very serious or distressing. However, a large proportion (42%) of these men claimed that they wouldn’t seek help, while 38% were willing and 7% had sought professional help in the past. Embarrassment (43%) and financial constraints (38%) were the two most commonly reported barriers to seeking help. Read more about penis enlargement methods and whether they work or not. 

49% prefer sexologists 

where will you seek helpSpecialist medical doctors like sexologists are the most preferred source of help (49%) followed by online help (43%). About 10% of them claimed to have or wanted to purchase penis enlargement products online. Read more about when you should see a sex therapist

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Dr Vijaysarathi Ramanathan who designed the questionnaire of the survey and is also part of India.com Health’s expert panel said, ‘Many of these findings are the first of their kind to be generated in India. This exploratory pilot survey has provided some valuable date about the penis size and also given us some insight into what Indian men think and feel about their penis size. It also tells us about their attitudes for penis size specific sexual concerns.’

However, Dr Ramanathan says we must take the survey results with a pinch of salt, ‘The penis size measurements were self-reported and there is high probability for errors in measuring or reporting driven by social desirability to report socially acceptable values. The measurement aspect of this study needs further qualification through standardised measurement techniques using a community sample, which in itself is a great challenge.’ 

 Note: The results of the survey are the intellectual property of Dr Vijaysarathi Ramanathan and health.india.com and can’t be reproduced without prior permission.

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