Essential Report

Downloading from the Internet

Oct 29, 2013

Q. Do you or does anyone in your household download films, music or television shows via the internet for free?

 

Total

 

Men

Women

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

 

7 May 2012

Yes

27%

28%

27%

38%

26%

15%

32%

No

64%

63%

65%

49%

65%

81%

61%

Don’t know

9%

9%

8%

13%

8%

4%

7%

27% of respondents said they download films, music or television shows via the internet for free.

Those most likely to download were aged under 35 (38%), those with university education (36%) and those on higher incomes (35% of respondents on $1,600+ pw).

Downloading from the internet has dropped somewhat since it was last measured in May 2012.

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