May 20, 2022

New Online: UK Book Industry Statistics 2013 (Highlights from PA Yearbook)

New online today from the Publishers Association.

Direct to document (aka handout) 6 pages; PDF.

Statistics Include:

  • UK publishers’ total sales of digital and physical books
  • Home (UK) physical book market
  • Library expenditure on books
  • Number of ISBN registrations
  • Most widely used formats

The 2013 edition of the UK book industry in statistics handout is now available. It has not been possible to update all sections, so revised versions of this handout will be published as and when the data becomes available.

Further information on UK publishers sales of books (and learned journals) is available from the PA statistics yearbook 2013. Members have free access to the yearbook by using their company username and password here.

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