Oxford University Press: turnover worldwide 2019

Oxford University Press’s annual turnover in 2019 stayed at 840 million British pounds, with just a slight increase of 400,000 pounds compared to 2018. This is down from 2017, which was a good year for OUP as they saw turnover go up by almost 60 million British pounds.

Academic books see drop in sales revenue

Oxford University Press is the biggest university press in the world. It is a department of the University of Oxford, and specializes in research, education, and English language teaching. Many publishers have had a hard time in recent years. In 2018, Publisher sales of academic and professional books in the United Kingdom fell to 1.1 billion British pounds, down from 1.2 billion in 2017.

It’s a different story for children’s book sales

It was, however, different for some book categories in terms of sales revenues. For example, children’s books performed better in 2018 than they did in 2017. As did non-fiction/reference books. Overall publisher book sales were down compared to the previous year.

Annual turnover of the Oxford University Press worldwide from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2019

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Release date

March 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2019*

Supplementary notes

* The fiscal year, as measured by Oxford University Press, ends on March 31.
Data for years before the 2017/2018 fiscal year were published in an earlier annual report.

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