E-Books By The Numbers
Even though the global e-book industry is worth $8.5 billion, this still pales in comparison with print's $53.9 billion. The pace of the digital reading revolution has slackened considerably with growth plumetting to just 5 percent in 2013. Meanwhile revenue stagnated between 2012 and 2013 at just over $3 billion.
Could it be that people prefer their dusty paperbacks to the influx of electronic devices? 46 percent of American internet users only read printed books while just 6 percent read e-books exclusively. It looks like the death knell for brick and mortar book stores is still a long way off.
- Book and e-book usage in Germany 2013-2014Book and e-book usage in Germany 2013-2014
- Consumer spending on e-books in Germany 2006-2014Consumer spending on e-books in Germany 2006-2014
- Digital books: frequency of illegal e-books consumption in France 2014Digital books: frequency of illegal e-books consumption in France 2014
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- Global book publishing revenue 2015-2020Global book publishing revenue 2015-2020
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