Pirating of e-Books in Germany in 2011

The book industry association in Germany stated that around 60 percent of all e-books downloaded in the country are pirated.

As of 2011, the e-book market in Germany had about a 0.5 percent market share.

Source: Associated Press, “German book industry urges steps against illegal e-book downloads, though market remains tiny,” Washington Post, October 11, 2011.