Total Piracy by European Union Member State and Content Type (2018)
Source: European Union Intellectual Property Office. Online Copyright Infringement in the European Union: Music, Films and TV (2017-2018), Trends and Drivers (Alicante: European Union Intellectual Property Office, 2019)
Topic: Copyright Infringement
Reference year: 2018
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Administrative data
Link to original document: op.europa.eu
This chart shows piracy by European Union member state. For each country, piracy is broken down by content type accessed. In two countries, Latvia and Lithuania, consumption of pirated content is clearly higher (more than 26 accesses per month) than in the rest of the European Union. Finland has the lowest rate at 4.6 access per user per month. Germany, Italy, Denmark, Austria, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Slovenia are also below the European Union average of 9.7. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.