Types of illegal content encountered online (full)

Topic: Hate Speech
Source: Flash Eurobarometer 469
Type: Problem
Sub type: Prevalence of hate speech
Years: 2018
Geographical: European Union
Method: Survey
This table is based on data collected via survey for the Flash Eurobarometer 469. It shows that, when Europeans are asked what type of illegal content they encounter online, scams, hate speech, counterfeit goods, and pirated content together account for all of the top three most mentioned answers for all EU countries. In contrast, relatively few people mentioned terrorist content when asked this question.