The largest database of file-sharing demographics ever!

The Survey Bay is a searchable database containing responses from 75.000 users from the global file-sharing mega-site The Pirate Bay, including demographics, information about their p2p habits and thoughts about the future of file-sharing.

The data is released in cooperation with Torrentfreak and free to search and use for all! Read it, use it, share it - and let us know the results! We are very eager to see what can be made with all this data.

Måns Svensson, Stefan Larsson and Marcin de Kaminski
of the Cybernorms Research Group at Lund University Internet Institute, Sweden

Random answers

Gender: Male
Age: 17 years and younger
Continent: Central or South America
File sharing shouldnt end. Period.
Gender: Male
Age: 17 years and younger
Continent: Oceania
you wont stop it. you may shut down sites but others will arise. Its a pointless fight against something that is unbeatable.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 - 36 years old
Continent: Europe
I think the main reason why filesharing of illegal material with focus on movies and TV-shows exists is that the moneyflow is obscur and the delay to other parts of the world is way too long. The payroll is so high for the star that one production is some times equal to what a normal working family earn in a lifetime. Th...
Gender: Male
Age: 25 - 29 years old
Continent: Europe
File-sharing is here to stay. There are darknets and other services available that makes you virtually anonymous on the web, even though you can never be 100% safe. The fact that downloaded TV-shows and movies are available faster, in better quality and without annoying ads and unskippable ludicrous anti-piracy ads that pu...
Gender: Male
Age: 37 - 45 years old
Continent: Europe
Hopefully the industry will develop file sharing alternatives that will outperform the illegal alternatives to a degree that makes it worth paying for. Im not too optimistic though.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 - 24 years old
Continent: North America
Angel headed hipsters, Burning for that ancient heavenly connection, To the starry dynamo, In the machinery of the night.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 - 36 years old
Continent: Europe
Hi, Im Swedish but I live in Spain. Here they dont make criminals out of individual/private file-sharers yet, though the industry is seriously concerned about their potential losses (logically). I think they should start thinking about how to take profit out of Internet instead of moanin about illegal file-sharing. It see...
Gender: Female
Age: 30 - 36 years old
Continent: Europe
it changed my life - really. That sounds unbelievable but its true!
Gender: Male
Age: 18 - 24 years old
Continent: Europe
Fuck the dutch goverment cause they want to make it illegal to use TPB and other torrent sites to download stuff.. Fuck Fred Teeven!!!