About This Statistic
The statistic provides data on the number of bookstores in the United States from 2004 to 2012, and a projection until 2018. The number amounted to 29.07 thousand in 2011. The source projected it would contract to 22.6 thousand by 2018. In 2015, bookstore sales in the United States amounted to 11.01 billion U.S. dollars, down four billion U.S. dollars from the figure 10 years prior. In 2016, the revenue of bookstores in the United States was 14 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of one billion U.S. dollars on the year before.