Volume of piracy software market makes $ 52 mln in Azerbaijan

Volume of piracy software market makes $ 52 mln in Azerbaijan
# 13 May 2010 12:13 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Aynur Valiyeva - APA-Economics. The International Association of Software Producers (BSA) jointly with research group IDC has announced results of the seventh annual survey of software piracy rate.

The ICT Information Centre says that according to the report, worse situation on the software piracy level is in Georgia where 95% of software is unlicensed. Neighboring Armenia (90%) ranks 5th place on software piracy level.

Positive changes occurred in Azerbaijan compared with last year’s report. The piracy level fell from 90% to 88%, and in the list of software piracy countries Azerbaijan holds 8th place while in the 2009 report it ranked 6th.

Countries with high level of piracy

Level of Piracy %

Countries with low level of piracy

Level of Piracy %

Georgia

95%

USA

20%

Zimbabwe

92%

Japan

21%

Bangladesh

91%

Luxemburg

21%

Moldova

91%

New Zealand

22%

Armenia

90%

Australia

25%

Yemen

90%

Austria

25%

Sri-Lanka

89%

Belgium

25%

Azerbaijan

88%

Finland

25%

Libya

88%

Sweden

25%

Belarus

87%

Switzerland

25%



The least level of piracy was registered in the United States (20%), Japan (21%), Luxembourg (22%), New Zealand (22%) and the highest one in Central and Eastern Europe (64%). In North America piracy rate is lowest - 21%.

The volume of spent allocations for piracy software of 30 countries were explained:

Country

Spent allocations
($ mln)

Country

Spent allocations
($ mln)

USA

8,390

Venezuela

685

China

7,583

Argentina

645

Russia

2,613

Southern Korea

575

France

2,544

Australia

550

Brasil

2,254

Netherlands

525

Germany

2,023

Poland

506

India

2,003

Malaysia

453

Japan

1,838

Turkey

415

Italy

1,733

Vietnam

353

Great Britain

1,581

Switzerland

344

Mexico

1,056

Southern Africa

324

Spain

1,014

Chili

315

Canada

943

Sweden

304

Indonesia

886

Saudi Arabia

304

Thailand

694

Ukraine

272

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