E-Books Set to Surpass Print in the U.S.
Over the next five years, the fate of the e-book is set to vary significantly by country. In Germany, for example, it will remain a niche player for the foreseeable future, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers study published by the Economist. Today in the United States, the e-book industry is worth about $5.7 billion while print is worth approximately $10 billion. By 2018, print and e-books will be worth $7.9 and $8.7 billion respectively, an incredible shift compared to other developed nations like Germany where print is going to remain dominant. The e-book is also set to surpass print in the United Kingdom. In 2018, its e-book industry will be worth $1.5 billion compared to print which is expected to generate sales of $1.4 billion.
- Book market revenue in Germany 2003-2019Book market revenue in Germany 2003-2019
- Book market revenue in Germany 2005-2019, by segmentBook market revenue in Germany 2005-2019, by segment
- Unit sales of the U.S. book market 2010-2015Unit sales of the U.S. book market 2010-2015
- Worldwide weekend box office revenue - August 19 to 21, 2016Worldwide weekend box office revenue - August 19 to 21, 2016
- Monthly Consumer Price Index of all urban consumers in the U.S. July 2016Monthly Consumer Price Index of all urban consumers in the U.S. July 2016
- China: Consumer Price Index (CPI) in China by sector and area July 2016China: Consumer Price Index (CPI) in China by sector and area July 2016
- Monthly inflation rate in China July 2016Monthly inflation rate in China July 2016
- Total population of the European Union (EU) 2016Total population of the European Union (EU) 2016
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