Share of internet users downloading or streaming films illegally in the UK 2015-2021

Percentage of internet users who downloaded and/or streamed films illegally in the United Kingdom from 2015 to 2021

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Release date

December 2021


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2015 to 2021

Number of respondents


Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

during the three months preceding the survey

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Number of respondents in 2021.
2020: n = 5,004
2019: n = 1,922
2018: n = 4,032
2017: n = 4,573
2016: n = 4,670
2015: n = 4,552

Prior to 2019, data collection included face-to-face interviews.

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