Percentage of People Reporting Having Downloaded or Accessed Copyright-Protected Content Illegally, by Age Groups (2013)

Source: Cabrera Blázquez, Francisco Javier, Maja Cappello, Christian Grece and Sophie Valais. Copyright Enforcement Online: Policies and Mechanisms (Strasbourg: European Audiovisual Observatory, 2015)
Topic: Copyright Infringement
Reference year: 2013
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Survey (N=26549)
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This column chart shows that the percent of respondents who report that they have illlegally downloaded or accessed copyright-protected content over the last 12 months is highest among respondents 15 to 24 years old and consistently decreases as respondents' ages increase after that. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.