Share of music buyers who have acquired music illegally in the United States as of December 2015

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This statistic presents the results of a survey carried out among music buyers in the United States in 2015. During the survey, 35 percent of music buyers reported getting at least one song from an unsanctioned source.
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Release date
February 2016
United States
Survey time period
December 2015
Number of respondents
1,000 respondents
Age group
13-50 years
Special properties
among music buyers (CD or download)
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* reported getting at least one song from an unsanctioned source

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