8 mln Brits download music

According to the British Phonographic Industry, 8 million people in the UK are downloading music, with 92% of them using illegal sites. While teenagers 12 to 19 comprise 12% of the British population and 16% of music spending, they represent roughly 30% of the nation’s downloaders. The 25 to 34 group also has a higher share of downloaders compared to purchasers.