Table 1: Previous reports on penile dimensions

From: Penile length and circumference: an Indian study

AuthorCountryYear of publicationNo. of SubjectsAge range (years)Flaccid length (cm) mean s.d.Flaccid circumference (cm) mean s.d.Stretched length (cm) mean s.d.Erected length (cm) mean s.d.Erected circumferences (cm) mean s.d.
Loeb14 18995017–359.41NANANANA
Schonfeld and Beebed13 19425420–25NANA13.02NANA
Kinsey et al.12USA1948277020–599.7NANA15.5NA
Ajmani et al.8Nigeria198532017–238.16 (0.94)8.83 (0.02)NANANA
Bondil et al.10France199290517–9110.7NA16.74NANA
Da Ros et al.15Brazil1994150NANANANA14.5NA
Richters et al.11 1995156NANANANA15.99NA
Wessells et al.1California19968021–828.85 (2.38)9.71 (1.17)12.45 (2.71)12.89 (2.91)12.30 (1.31)
Smith et al.16 1998184NANANANA15.71NA
Chen et al.9Israel20005521–788.3 (1.3)NA12.5 (1.4)13.6 (1.7)NA
Ponchietti et al.6Italy2000330017–199.010.012.5NANA
Schneider et al.5Germany200111118–198.6NANA14.48NA
Schneider et al.5Germany20013240–689.22NANA14.18NA
Son et al.3Korea200312319–276.9 (0.8)8.5 (1.1)9.6 (0.8)NANA
Awwad et al.7Jordan200427117–839.3 (1.9)8.98 (1.4)13.5 (2.3)NANA
Awwad et al.7Jordan200410922–687.7 (1.3)NA11.6 (1.4)11.8 (1.5)NA
  1. Abbreviation: NA, not available.
  2. s.d. is given in parantheses where ever available.