Sales revenue of book publishers in Sweden from 2009-2019

In 2019, the sales revenue of book publishers in Sweden amounted to roughly 1.86 billion Swedish kronor. Compared to the previous year, this was a small decrease. In the past ten years, the value of the Swedish book publishing industry fluctuated, peaking in 2011 at over two billion Swedish kronor.

Which company leads the Swedish publishing industry?

The figures shown in the statistic only include sales revenues of member companies of the Swedish Publishers’ Association. Albert Bonnier AB, belonging to the media conglomerate Bonnier, is the largest book publisher in Sweden, based on turnover. Another company of the Bonnier Group, Bonnier Carlsen, is the leading publisher among children’s and youth books in the Scandinavian country. In 2018, it released 250 book titles in this category.

Which book distribution channel generates the most in Sweden?

The most valuable distribution channel for book publishers in Sweden was the digital resale in 2019, amounting to more than 520 million Swedish kronor. Physical bookstores came second, with a value of 439.4 million kronor, despite the recent decreasing trend. Also, online bookstores recorded a decline in sales revenue from 2018 to 2019.

Sales revenue of book publishers in Sweden from 2009 to 2019

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Release date

February 2020

Region

Sweden

Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Special properties

members of the Swedish Publishers' Association; excl. VAT

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