Sales share in the German e-book market 2013-2018, by product group

This statistic shows the sales share of individual product groups in the German e-book market from 2013 to 2018. In 2018, fiction e-books had a share of 79 percent.

Share of sales in e-book market product groups in Germany from 2013 to 2018

FictionNon-fiction, lexiconChildren's and youthSelf-helpTravel*
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Release date

August 2019



Survey time period

2013 to 2018

Age group

10 years and older

Special properties

Private demand (without school or textbooks); base: German population aged 10 and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide information on missing percentage points for 100 percent.
* Sales share up until including 2015 less than 1 percent.

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