Written by the UPGUYS Editorial Team
Published on September 22, 2022
Recent surveys suggest women prefer penis sizes around 6.3 inches for long-term partners. Women's preferences on their average penis size can affect men's confidence in the bedroom and make many feel like they are lagging behind the average.
Have you wondered if penis size by race differs? There are some slight differences, primarily based on countries, and we are here to tell you more about them. The good news is that most men fall within normal ranges, even if you think you may have a smaller-than-average penis size compared to your buddies.
Fat distribution, shaving pubic hair, and flaccid lengths can all distort actual erection sizes. Are you still interested? Keep reading on and learn more about average penis sizes by race and what is fact versus fiction.
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Erect penis size does fluctuate by country, with Canada falling in the top fifteen. The country with the largest erect penis size is Ecuador, at 17.61 cm or 6.93 inches. The next top four countries and their erect penis sizes are:
On the contrary, the country with the smallest erect penis is Cambodia. In males in Cambodia, the average erect penis length is 10.04 cm or 3.95 inches. The next countries with the smallest penis are:
In Canada, the average erect penis length is 15.71 cm. So, what is the average penis size by race? On average, men of African descent have larger penises than Eastern Asia or even Caucasian men.
You may wonder, is there a penis size chart by race, or how can you determine if you fall under your group's "average"? Unfortunately, although there are averages, there are variations in race and ethnicity. On average, nearly 68% of men have concerns regarding their penis size.
And when researchers actually looked at race and penis size, the differences were fairly insignificant. Most penis size worries stem from misconceptions about how large a penis should be based on media and outsider interpretations.
Who has the largest penis? The answer is a bit more convoluted than you may think, but the average penis size is around six inches when erect and is primarily based on genetics. Other factors that can contribute to penis sizes are testosterone during puberty.
Remember, it is common for your penis to shrink with age. Weight gain and prostate surgery can also give the appearance your penis is smaller. Injury and age can result in physical penis changes no matter what race you fall under.
Despite what you may hear, penis size is not based on height. Experts found that height, shoe size, and the amount of masturbation do not play a role in your erect penis size.
Instead, a man with an average-sized penis may appear smaller if they are exceptionally tall. The opposite holds true for men on the shorter end of the spectrum.
However, taking height out of the equation, the majority of men would prefer a larger penis. In studies, researchers found approximately 45% to 68.3% of men wanted a larger penis (usually greater than six inches when erect).
There are several misconceptions about average penis sizes. Even studies vary on average lengths, with most ranging between five to six inches. We have compiled a few FAQs to help you stay informed.
Unfortunately, there are no direct parameters on what a "large penis" means, and it mostly comes down to partner comfortability and self-confidence. In most instances, it is likely you have an average size penis. From one of the most recent studies in 2015, a 6.3-inch erect penis is in the 95th percentile.
Measuring your flaccid penis likely won't give you good estimates of average penis size. There are two types of males:
Men may have less difference between their flaccid and erect penis, but the initial starting point can give the appearance that they have a large penis. Instead, measuring your penis when erect will give you the most accurate baseline against other males and races.
Measuring your penis is helpful for condom sizing and optimal sexual health. First, you will want to measure the girth of your penis. Next, measure your erect penis, starting at the base.
A micropenis or small penis is an abnormally small penis. It is extremely rare and occurs during fetal development.
In North America, micropenis measures under 3.65 inches when erect or stretched. You can also have a micropenis diagnosis if you have a penis more than 2.5 standard deviations outside the normal range based on age.
Typically, it interferes with sexual penetration and psychological health. If it doesn't interfere with daily life or sexual satisfaction, there might not be any concerns. Usually, micropenis is fixed via penis enlargement surgery.
There are some slight differences in penis size by race, with African countries averaging longer penis lengths than Asian countries. Yet, most differences arise based on genetics. Additionally, an inability to maintain or get an erection can also cause psychological distress and skew your viewpoint.
Erection difficulties are different than average penis sizes and are best addressed by a qualified medical practitioner. At UPGUYS, we want to help you regain your confidence. Check out the rest of our blog to get more information!