Audiobook industry size in the U.S. 2018-2022

Audiobook sales revenue in the United States from 2018 to 2022

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Release date

June 2023


United States

Survey time period

2018 to 2022

Special properties

based on data from APA members - projected to cover the entire U.S. market; 28 publishers provided data for 2021 sales figures

Supplementary notes

The source changed its reporting of the market size in 2018 to reflect responding publisher receipts rather than estimated consumer dollars, in order to align more closely with other book industry reports. Figures for years dating back to 2009 can be found in the Excel download file.

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