- 30 per cent of under twenties admit to illegal downloading
- Spotify encourages 2 out of 3 Brits to curb their illegal downloading habits
Almost two thirds (62%) of those who admit to illegally downloading, say using Spotify has encouraged them to reduce the amount they download illegally or kick the habit altogether. The survey from price comparison website moneysupermarket.com on downloading and streaming also showed that one in eight in the UK (12%) admit to download illegally in the past six months. Illegal downloading is most prevelant among men (16% compared to 9% of women) and those under 20 30% of who admitted to the practice.