May the 4th Be With You

Whether they favor the light side or the dark side, the force is strong with Pornhub users. Trusted Reviews asked the Insights team whether “Star Wars Day” affects viewership and searches. While our statisticians can’t see what side of the force our visitors favor, they do have a plethora of Star Wars related data on hand — in particular when May the 4th comes around. On that most geeky of all holidays, Star Wars related searches grow by an empire sized 10430% as visitors enjoy some Hand Solo action.

In particular, searches for “lightsaber” gain an impressive 766%, “star wars sex” 663% and “ashoka tano” 598%. Those are based on results from May the 4th, 2017.

The following chart shows the popularity of Star Wars related searches so far in 2018. “Princess Leia” still comes out on top, followed by “Star Wars Parody” and “Star Wars XXX”. After Leia, the most searched characters are “Rey”, “Oahsoka Tano”, “Twilek”, “Padme Amidala”, “Sabine”, “Aayla Secura”, “Jyn Erso” and “Kylo Ren”.

May the 4th isn’t the only time of the year that Star Wars searches see massive gains. When each of the last 3 movies were released, Pornhub saw a surge in Star Wars related searches. The following chart illustrates the 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after the release of The Force Awakens, Rogue One and The Last Jedi. The much anticipated reboot the series, 2015’s Force Awakens, saw the biggest increase of 198% on the day the movie was released. With each subsequent release, the search gain was less noticeable.

Our statisticians found that men are 59% more likely to search for Star Wars porn compared to women. Mobile users of Apple iOS devices are 10% more likely to search Star Wars compared to Android users. On desktop computers, it’s users of Windows based operating systems that are proportionately 28% more likely to search Star Wars compared to Apple Mac OS users. Visitors between the ages of 18 to 24 are 68% more likely to search for Star Wars compared to all other age groups. Even though Star Wars has been around for over 40 years, interest decreases by age with visitors over the age of 65 being -57% less likely to search compared to all other age groups.

For more movie related data, be sure to check out our recent Avengers Infinity Porn Insights!

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