For the last five years the sun-baked province has been at the top of the underground economy rankings, the Ministry of Finance revealed.
Some 32% of the economy in Almeria is based on undeclared or illegal financial transactions.
The GDP of the province is about €13,000 million, meaning that the black market in Almeria represents over €4 million per year.
The industries which see the most illegal trading are agriculture, construction and hospitality.
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