2008 Software Losses by Country

in Counterfeit Goods

Below is the estimated losses sustain to selected countries by software piracy as of 2008.  The figures are from the 2008 Business Software Alliance Global Software Piracy Study released in May 2009 unless noted.

Country Market Value
1 United States 9.14 Billion
2 China 6.67 Billion
3 Russia 4.21 Billion
4 India 2.768 Billion
5 France 2.760 Billion
6 Germany 2.15 Billion
7 United Kingdom 2.18 Billion
8 Italy 1.89 Billion
9 Brazil 1.64 Billion
10 Japan 1.49 Billion
11 Canada 1.22 Billion
12 Spain 1.02 Billion
13 Mexico 823 Million
14 Poland 648 Million
15 South Korea 622 Million
16 Australia 613 Million
17 Thailand 609 Million
18 Netherlands 563 Million
19 Indonesia 544 Million
20 Ukraine 534 Million
21 Venezuela 484 Million
22 Turkey 468 Million
23 Sweden 372 Million
24 Malaysia 368 Million
25 Switzerland 345 Million
26 Argentina 339 Million
27 South Africa 335 Million
28 Saudi Arabia 272 Million
29 Vietnam 257 Million
30 Romania 249 Million
31 Greece 238 Million
32 Norway 229 Million
33 Denmark 215 Million
34 Portugal 212 Million
35 Iraq 205 Million
36 Chile 202 Million
36 Philippines 202 Million
38 Taiwan 201 Million
39 Finland 194 Million
40 Israel 172 Million
41 United Arab Emirates
170 Million
42 Czech Republic 168 Million
43 Singapore 163 Million
44 Pakistan 159 Million
45 Egypt 158 Million
46 Hungary 146 Million
47 Bulgaria 139 Million
48 Colombia 136 Million
49 Nigeria 132 Million
50 Ireland 118 Million
51 Bangladesh 102 Million
52 Peru 84 Million
53 New Zealand 75 Million
54 Morocco 70 Million
55 Lebanon 49 Million
55 Guatemala 49 Million
57 Cambodia 47 Million
58 Dominican Republic 43 Million
59 Moldova 40 Million
60 Ecuador 37 Million
61 Kenya 31 Million
62 Costa Rica 24 Million
63 Jordan 22 Million
64 Bolivia 20 Million
65 Ivory Coast
15 Million
66 Zimbabwe 4 Million

Cambodia figure from US State Department, “2009 Investment Climate Statement-Cambodia,” February 2009.

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