• Paid downloads of digital replicas of printed consumer, trade or business magazines
  • Single paid downloads or subscriptions


  • Digital paid content on websites of magazines and academic journals (non-replica)
  • Bundled subscriptions where digital editions come as a free extra
Market definition


United States

  • Revenue in the "eMagazine" segment amounts to US$797m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 11.8 % resulting in a market volume of US$1,242m in 2021.
  • User penetration is at 10.5 % in 2017 and is expected to hit 14.9 % in 2021.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) currently amounts to US$29.26.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$797m in 2017).
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