Most common means of accessing illegal content online in Spain 2014-2018

This statistic shows the most common means of accessing illegal content online in Spain from 2014 to 2018. The most common means to find access to illegal content was search engines during the period of time under consideration, with a total share of 75 percent of the total amount of responders in 2017. Direct download of illegal content ranked second on the list during this 3-year period, and held approximately 30 percent of the total share of respondents in 2017. That same year, the most used search engine to access illegal content was Google.

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Number of respondents

4,047 respondents

Age group

11 to 74 years

Special properties

GfK panel of internet users

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The original question was posted, in Spanish, as follows:
¿Cómo acceden a los contenidos ilegales?

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