Frequency of illegal online movie downloads in France 2015

Do you ever illegally download movies on the internet?

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 7, 2016
Frequency of illegal online movie downloads in France 2015  A survey from 2015 reported that 17 percent of the French surveyed declared that they illegally downloaded movies on the internet at least once a year. As of 2017, almost a third of the respondents from another survey stated to regularly download music, movies or TV shows illegally.  
An illegal consumption of cultural goods mainly among young people

That same source reveals that the illicit consumption of cultural goods online (music, movies, TV shows) was more common among French people aged between 15 and 34 years old, whilst less than 10 percent of respondents aged 65 or older did so. However, among regular illicit consumer of cultural goods on the Internet, gender was not a determinant factor: 22 percent of both men and women declared that they regularly enjoyed cultural goods online illegally.  

Most common methods of illegal cultural consumption online

How do Internet users access cultural goods unlawfully? Using access codes, subscriptions of other people was one habit used among French people: 17 percent declared doing so at least once a month in 2017, and 16 percent said they utilized the internet network belonging to someone else. Finally, the most popular illicit consumption feature in France was watching streaming online, before direct download or peer-to-peer download.  
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Do you ever illegally download movies on the internet?

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