Distribution of Webcam chat hosts by Gender and Age groups

What's the age and gender structure of webcam chat hosts around the world?

Around the world, there are 432,165 webcam chat hosts. camCensus data breaks this figure down into women, men, and LGBTI chat hosts. This breakdown allows people to see which groups are most commonly represented in the online chat industry.
This page presents the distribution of webcam chat hosts population according to gender and age, the graphs illustrate their age and gender composition.
Information is included by gender and age groups, populations are segmented into seven 5-year age groups as follows: 18-25 years, 26-30 years, 31-35 years, 36-40 years, 41-45 years, 46-50 years and 50 years and over.


There are 432,165 webcam chat host accounts from every gender in all age groups.

As you might expect, there are many more women than men acting as webcam chat hosts.
In fact, women make up a little over two thirds of the total number of live chat hosts around the world, while men account for around 27.5%. Meanwhile, LGBTI online chat hosts are just 3.65% of the total.

The graph shows the gender composition of the overall webcam chat hosts population.
The overall population is 432,165 chat host accounts and its gender composition in numbers is the following:

297,196 (68.77%) women chat host accounts.
119,207 (27.58%) men chat host accounts.
15,762 (3.65%) LGBTI chat host accounts.

Chat hosting is much more popular among the younger generation than among older people. The 18 to 25 year age group makes up almost three quarters of the total population of online chat hosts.

The number of chat hosts decreases for each five-year age group moving up from 25 years to 50 years. The camCensus graph shows a dramatic drop-off in participation in online chat hosting among older groups of people. Only a very tiny proportion of webcam chat hosts are over the age of 50 years. Most are in their early or late twenties, with a smaller number in their thirties.


Men, women, and LGBTI chat hosts show similar age distributions. For all age groups, women make up a clear majority of live chat hosts.

camCensus data is important for understanding the trends in online webcam chat. Demographic data shows which types of chat hosts are most popular in terms of their age and gender, allowing people to gain a deeper understanding of the industry.