While everyone knows what an orgasm is, not many people know any interesting facts about them, so here's a list for you…
In the time it takes to read this sentence, an estimated 250,000 people worldwide will have an orgasm.
The average female orgasm lasts around 6 to 10 seconds – although for some it can last up to 20 seconds.
47% of women have their first orgasm through masturbation.
Some women can orgasm from nipple stimulation alone.
On average, it takes about 4 minutes for men to reach orgasm and about 10-20 minutes for women.
Most women need direct clitoral stimulation in order to orgasm (around 70%).
The clitoris has a whole lot of nerve endings – approximately 8,000.
This shows why foreplay is so important for women to properly enjoy sex.