Digital music downloading penetration in the UK 2019, by demographic group

This statistic displays the share of internet users that downloaded digital music in the United Kingdom (UK) as of March 2019, by demographic group. Music downloading was most common among those aged 16 to 24, with 70 percent of those downloading music tracks or albums at high frequency.

How often do you download music tracks or albums through the internet?

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Release date

February 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2019

Number of respondents

1,622 respondents

Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

internet users who downloaded music in the past three months

Supplementary notes

High frequency (Most days, 2-3 times a week, about once a week)
Low frequency (Every 2-3 weeks, about once a month, less often)

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