Population

46.57 million (2017)

Official language

Spanish (Castilian), Catalan (Valencian), Galician, Basque, and Occitan.

Currency

Euro (€)

Official statistics office
National Statistics Institute

Official statistics office
National Statistics Institute

Annual book fairs
Liber held over 3 days in October

VAT on books
4% for books and 21% eBooks

Fixed book price system
Yes, except textbooks.

Statistics
Publishers Association’s Book Market Statistics available to members on website
Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds data

 

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: exams.barcelona@britishcouncil.es
Tel: 93 241 9700

Department for International Trade
Email: ditmadrid@fco.gov.uk
Tel: +34 917 146 412