E-book unit sales in the U.S. 2010-2020

Estimated number of e-books sold in the United States from 2010 to 2020

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Release date

January 2021


United States

Survey time period

2010 to 2020

Supplementary notes

Data for years 2010 to 2015 was published in 2016 and included sales of titles with ISBNs and was measured by Nielsen Bookscan and PubTrack Digital (prior to takeover by NPD Group).
Data for 2016 to 2020 was published in 2021 and was measured by NPD Bookscan and Pub Track Digital.

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