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Average Penis Length? What is Normal?

July 17th, 2013

Average Penis Length? What is Normal?

Average Penis Length A Review By Dr. Elist

Here Dr Elist Has reviewed the Medical Literature and report that:
The average penis length in erect is between 5 and 6 inches. When flaccid, average penis length maybe around 3.5 inches.  Flaccid average penis length is a poor estimate of erect length.
new study, carried out by sexuality researchers at Indiana University, has found that the average erect penile size is exactly 14.15 cm (that’s 5.57 inches). That number is notable not because it differs from previous studies, but just the opposite: it’s quite in line with prior research, “suggesting that men likely self-report data accurately—or at least reliably—to research teams.”
The article aims to assess men’s erect penile dimensions in a study in which the men would presumably be motivated to report accurate information about their penis size; and to explore associations between men’s erect penile dimensions, their method of measurement, and their demographics.

Average Penis LengthAverage Penis Length, Flaccid

One study found the average penis length in flaccid to be 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) (measured by staff). A review of several studies found average penis length in flaccid to be 9–10 cm (3.5–3.9 in). Length of the flaccid penis does not necessarily correspond to length of the erect penis; some smaller flaccid penises grow much longer, while some larger flaccid penises grow comparatively less.

Average Penis Length, Stretch

Neither patient age nor size of the flaccid penis accurately predicted erectile length. Stretched length most closely correlated with average penis length in erection.

Average Penis Length, Erect

Several scientific studies have been performed on the erect length of the adult penis. Studies which have relied on self-measurement, including those from Internet surveys, consistently reported a higher average length than those which used medical or scientific methods to obtain measurements

Average Penis Length at Birth

The average stretched penile length at birth is about 4 cm (1.6 in), and 90% of newborn boys will be between 2.4 and 5.5 cm (0.94 and 2.2 in).


An adult penis with an erect length of less than 7 cm or 2.76 inches but otherwise formed normally is referred to in a medical context as having the micropenis condition. The condition affects 0.6% of men but there is always a solution available, you can check here.

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