Ownership of downloaded/streamed content before consumption in the UK as of May 2017

The statistic presents data on physical ownership of downloaded or streamed digital content before its consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) as of May 2017. During a survey, five percent of respondents stated they physically owned 100 percent of the music they streamed or downloaded in the past three months.

Before you downloaded or streamed the digital content, did you own it in physical form?

TV programmese-BooksAnyFilmsMusicComputer softwaresVideo Games
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Release date

July 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March to May 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

among those who had done each activity in the past three months

Supplementary notes

* Base varied by content type.
The respodents were questions using online (CAWI) and face-to-face surveys.
The source does not provide detailed information regarding the question. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.

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