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Average book prices
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   Source: The Bookseller
Graph updated Oct 2011
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Periodical prices (Great Britain)
Average prices
2010 % increase 10 over 09 2009 % increase 09 over 08 2008 % increase annual average
Social sciences
£547.73
3.7
£510.66
3.6
£443.18
3.6
Science
£1,350.48
5.1
£1,245.42
4.3
£1,069.88
4.7
Medicine
£740.59
6.1
£712.45
6.4
£622.35
6.2
Technology
£816.69
4.3
£722.89
4.8
£642.19
4.5
Humanities
£199.78
4.4
£164.21
5.4
£167.00
4.9
General
£262.26
2.8
£285.86
2.3
£288.69
2.6
No of titles ¹
21,755
16,350
18,477
Average all subjects ²
UK
£652.92
4.6
£606.92
4.5
£538.88
4.6
USA
$1,113.17
5.2
$1,151.28
7.3
$906.22
6.2
EURO Region
€775.82
5.2
€703.36
7.6
€669.34
6.4
Europe (exc UK & € region) ³
€353.22
3.0
€920.51
3.4
€793.53
3.2
Source: Swets Information Services

¹ Titles are included when the price can be directly compared to the previous year, and percentage increases are based on this.

² Local domestic price only.

³ Note that the number of titles on which the average price and price increases are based varies markedly from year to year

Table updated Nov 2010
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