A study on digital content by La Coalicion found that 51 percent of internet users in Spain accessed pirated content in 2013.
84 percent of all digital content, such as movies and music, were illegally consumed in Spain during the year.
The report finds that pirating digital content in Spain causes tax losses of $725 Million and the loss of over 26,000 jobs.
Back in 2012, market research firm Nielsen reported that around 45 percent of all internet pages visited by Spain users had links to pirated music or movies.
Source: “Half of Spain’s internet users download illegally,” The Local, April 9, 2014.