The BSA study said that piracy rate was lower in United States, Japan, New Zealand and Luxembourg, near to 20 pc. Up to 90 pc software piracy was reported in countries like Armenia, Bangladesh, Georgia and Zimbabwe. China's piracy rate was 80 percent.
Highest rate of illegal software use was tracked in Central and Eastern Europe. North America had the lowest piracy rate at 21 percent, followed by Western Europe with 33 percent.