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
    • Growth of the global book publishing revenue 2018-2023, by region

    • Forecast of ePublishing revenue by segment worldwide 2017-2023

    • Spanish-language e-book sales worldwide 2016-2018, by region

    • Spanish-language e-book price 2018, by country

    • Korean book popularity worldwide 2018

    • Number of Scribd subscribers worldwide 2017-2019

  • 2. U.S. overview
    • Revenue of the U.S. book publishing industry 2008-2018

    • Revenue of the trade book publishing industry in the U.S. 2013-2018

    • Revenue of the U.S. higher education book publishing industry 2013-2018

    • U.S. book market - format market shares 2011-2019

    • Hardback book sales revenue in the U.S. 2016-2018

    • Audiobook industry size in the U.S. 2009-2018

    • E-book sales revenue in the U.S. 2017-2018

    • E-books: unit sales in the U.S. 2017

    • Religious books sales revenue in the U.S. 2017-2018

    • Estimated expenses of U.S. book publishers 2010-2017

    • Publishing companies: monthly stock exchange performance 2019

  • 3. Retail
    • Number of independent bookstores in the U.S. 2009-2019

    • Book store sales in the U.S. 1992-2018

    • Monthly retail sales of U.S. bookstores 2015-2019

    • Sales share of the U.S. direct selling industry 2018

    • Barnes & Noble sales 2012-2019, by commerce segment

  • 4. Consumers & consumption
    • Book consumption in the U.S. 2011-2019, by format

    • Book readers in the U.S. 2019, by age group

    • Book readers in the U.S. 2019, by ethnicity

    • Penetration of audiobook consumption in the U.S. 2018-2019, by age group

  • 5. Consumer expenditures
    • U.S. household expenditure on reading 2007-2018

    • U.S. household expenditure on books 2007-2018, by type

    • U.S. household expenditure on digital book readers 2011-2018

    • Recreational books: consumer expenditure in the U.S. 1999-2018

    • Educational books: consumer expenditure in the U.S. 1999-2018

    • Student spending on course material in the U.S. 2007-2019

    • Holiday gifts: what U.S. consumers plan to buy 2012-2019

  • 6. Authors
    • Number of writers and authors in the U.S. 2011-2018

    • Earnings of the wealthiest authors worldwide 2018

    • Stephen King - earnings 2010-2018

    • John Grisham - earnings 2010-2018

    • Dan Brown - earnings 2012-2018

    • Danielle Steel - earnings 2010-2018

    • James Patterson - earnings 2010-2018

  • 7. Bestsellers
    • Best-selling print books in the U.S. 2018

    • Adult non fiction books sales in the U.S. H1 2018

    • Adult fiction books sales in the U.S. H1 2018

    • Juvenile/YA nonfiction books sales in the U.S. H1 2018

    • Juvenile/YA fiction books sales in the U.S. H1 2018

    • Unit sales of hardcover frontlist children's books in the U.S. 2018

    • Unit sales of paperback frontlist children's books in the U.S. 2018

  • 8. Self-publishing
    • Number of self-published books in the U.S. 2008-2018, by format

    • Largest self-publishing companies in the U.S. in 2018, by number of titles published

    • Largest self-publishing companies in the U.S. 2018, by no. of print books published

    • Largest self-publishing companies in the U.S. in 2018 by no. of e-books published

    • ISBNs assigned to self-published titles in the U.S. 2010-2018

    • CreateSpace: number of self-published books in the U.S. 2010-2018

    • Smashwords: number of self-published books in the U.S. 2010-2018

    • Lulu Enterprises: number of self-published books in the U.S. 2010-2018

    • Blurb: number of self-published books in the U.S. 2010-2018

    • Xlibris: number of self-published books in the U.S. 2010-2018

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