Access expert research commissioned by the BBFC into areas including language, sexual violence and online content regulation. You can also read our regular Classification Guidelines research.

Research documents for download

Survey into family viewing decisions

September 2020

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Research on sexual and pornographic content

Some of our research documents contain graphic sexual content. You can request access to these documents by emailing and requesting one or more of the following: 

  • Young People, Pornography and Age-verification (2020)

  • Filtering Glamour Content on Mobile Devices for Under 18 year olds (2015)

  • BBFC Expert Consultation - Violence and Abuse in R18 Sex Works (2007)

  • Research Into The Use Of Pornography (2006)