In 2009, the digital content grow a 32.7%. Since 2003, the sector has virtually tripled in turnover. The digital content already represent 45.5 percent of the total turnover of the industry of content and audiovisual services. The arrival of DTT has been a key factor for the development of the sector. Madrid, November 18, 2010-digital content industry exceeded 8.004 million euros in turnover in 2009 with a growth of 32.7%, according to the report of the industry of the digital content, produced by the National Observatory of telecommunications and the information society, (ONTSI), presented today in the framework of the International Forum of digital content, FICOD 2010, organized by the Ministry of industry, tourism and trade. Emerging sector according to the report, the digital contents continue the growing trend of recent years and pose, in 2009, 45.5 percent of the total turnover of the industry of content and audiovisual services. In this sense, in the period 2005-2009, the digital format has grown 116 percent, with a growth rate of 21.3 percent compound annual. Between 2003 and 2009, the turnover of this sector has almost tripled (more than 196% growth).
The ONTSI report confirms the good moment of the market of digital content in all areas: publications; audiovisual; film and video; music; video games and online advertising. Also, the data behind the strength of the industry of digital content in Spain, demonstrating a potential which is already being recognized at the international level in this sector, and that puts our country among the leading countries in the evolution towards the information society. Video games one of the key elements of the digital content industry is once again the video games sector, which in 2009 reached a turnover of 638 million euros between sales of video games for PC and consoles. 30.7% Of the Spanish population, percentage composed mostly by the young, consumes video games.