Illegal digital media content consumption in the UK 2012-2018

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the illegal digital media content consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) between August 2012 and March 2018. During the survey period in 2018, it was found that 15 percent of responding internet users reported consuming any media illegally in the past three months prior to the survey.

Have you consumed any type of digital media illegally in the past three months?*

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Sources

Release date

July 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 2012 to March 2018

Number of respondents

4,526**

Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

Internet users 12+ years old

Supplementary notes

* Digital media types include: music, films, TV programs, computer software, e-books and video games.
** Base of most recent survey wave (Wave 8). Base varied by wave: n (W2) = 4,728; n (W3) = 4,708; n (W4) = 4,673; n(W5) = 4,552; n(W6) = 4,670; n (W7) = 4,573.
Online (CAWI) and face-to-face (CAPI) surveys were used.
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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