U.S. teenagers who participate in illegal online activities 2012

This statistic provides information about the percentage of U.S. teenagers who take part in illegal activities online and the percentage of parents who are aware of this. During the survey period in May 2012, 31 percent of teenagers admitted to pirating music or movies online. Only 12 percent of parents were aware of this.

Share of U.S. teenagers who take part in illegal activities online as of May 2012

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Source

Release date

June 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 4 to 29, 2012

Number of respondents

2,017`*

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

Teens and parents of teens

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

* TRU conducted a total of 2,017 online interviews in the U.S. among teens ages 13-17 and parents of teens ages 13-17. These interviews were split evenly among 1,004 teens and 1,013 parents of teens. The parent/teen samples yield a margin of error of + 3.1 percentage points. The total sample of 2,017 yields a margin of error of + 2.2 percentage points. The interviews were conducted from May 4th through May 29th, 2012.

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