Why stay at the tail end if you can be at the forefront? The Need for Speed, indeed. According to Kissmetrics, a page that takes 5 secs to load is…
Median = 10.6, Mean = 16.91, Standard Deviation = 17.31, N = 250 websites
Upon further analysis of the data, 79% of the Top 250 websites are Slow and above 5 secs Loading Time.
Graph Source: GT Metrix of Top 1000 Sites