Book market in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on the book market in the U.S.

This dossier has been compiled to provide statistical information about the book market in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Global overview
    • Global book publishing revenue 2016-2021

    • Publishing market value 2015, by country

    • Revenue of the largest book publishers worldwide 2015

    • Number of new titles published 2015, by country

    • Growth of the global book publishing revenue 2016-2021, by region

  • 2. U.S. overview
    • Book publishing revenue in the U.S. 2011-2020

    • Unit sales of the U.S. book market 2010-2016

    • Number of self-published books in the U.S. 2008-2016, by format

    • Growth of book sales in the U.S. 2014-2015, by category

    • Leading children's books publishers in the U.S. 2016

    • Largest self-publishing companies in the U.S. in 2016, by number of titles published

    • Estimated expenses of U.S. book publishers 2010-2016

    • Publishing companies: monthly stock exchange performance 2018

  • 3. Retail
    • Number of individual print books purchased by U.S. consumers April 2017

    • U.S. retail: annual sales 2017, by store type

    • Book store sales in the U.S. 1992-2017

    • Monthly retail sales of U.S. book stores 2015-2018

    • Sales share of the U.S. direct selling industry 2016

    • Books-A-Million: retail and e-commerce sales 2008-2014

    • Barnes & Noble sales 2012-2017, by commerce segment

    • Number of independent bookstores in the U.S. 2009-2017

    • People who shopped for books at any bookstore (last 3 months) in the U.S. 2017

  • 4. Consumers & consumption
    • Book readers in the U.S. 2018, by age

    • Book readers in the U.S. 2018, by ethnicity

    • Average number of books read by U.S. consumers per year April 2017

    • Reasons for reading by U.S. consumers April 2017

    • Number of books read in the U.S. 2016, by age

    • Book consumption in the U.S. 2011-2018, by format

    • Leading book genres in the U.S. 2015

    • Time spent with books among U.S. tweens and teens 2015

    • Holiday gifts: what consumers plan to buy 2012-2017

  • 5. Consumer expenditures
    • U.S. household expenditure on books 2007-2016, by type

    • Number of individual e-books U.S. consumers purchased April 2017

    • U.S. consumers expenses per print book April 2017

    • Expenditures of affluent U.S. households on books 2013-2016

    • Student spending on textbooks in the U.S. 2016, by book type

    • Student spending on course material in the U.S. 2007-2017

  • 6. Authors
    • Number of writers and authors in the U.S. 2011-2017

    • Earnings of the wealthiest authors worldwide 2017

    • Top earning children’s authors 2016

  • 7. Bestsellers
    • Adult fiction bestsellers in the U.S. 2016

    • Juvenile bestsellers in the U.S. 2016

    • Cookbook bestsellers in the U.S. 2017

    • Best-selling print books in the U.S. 2016, by unit sales

    • Humble Bundle: e-book bundle sales 2016

    • Bestselling adult coloring books in the U.S. 2015

    • Harry Potter unit sales 2016

    • Religious books sales revenue in the U.S. 2011-2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: August 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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