Reasons for not buying DVD/Blu-ray movies in the U.S. 2012-2013

This graph shows the various reasons given for not buying new DVD/Blu-ray movies in June 2012 and June 2013. According to the source, 15 percent of those surveyed stopped buying DVDs or Blu-ray discs because they streamed more content through Netflix Watch Instantly in June 2013.

What are your reasons for not buying new DVD or Blu-ray movies?

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Release date

July 2013


United States

Survey time period

June 2012 and June 2013

Special properties

base: non-buyers of new discs in past 6 months

Supplementary notes

During the survey, this question was posed as follows: "Earlier you said you have not purchased any new DVD or Blu-ray Discs in the past 6 months. From the list of reasons below, please select the one reason that has most impacted this lack of new DVD or Blu-ray Disc purchases."

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