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2001 Library & Information Statistics Tables

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PUBLISHING AND BOOK TRADE STATISTICS

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UK publishers' revenue 1999

UK publishers' revenue 1999

Source: Publishers Association

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Books published 2000

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No. paperback titles published 2000

Total titles published

2000

1995

Children's books

5,817

10,397

7,631

School text books

3,522

4,640

3,462

Adult fiction

6,864

10,860

8,610

Adult non-fiction

16,914

29,401

26,782

Scientific, technical, medical

9,308

18,153

18,016

Academic/professional books

16,914

42,964

32,119

Total no. of titles published in the UK*

63,807

116,415

96,620

* Includes new editions of existing titles

Source: The Bookseller

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Book sales by destination 1999

£ millions sterling

Independent schools

45

Public libraries

92

Student/academic (informal)

47

Other state funded education

180

Consumers

2,110

Higher education libraries

250

Business and professional

400

Other and under-recording

45

Total

3,169

Source: Book Trade Yearbook 2000

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Periodical prices

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2000

1995

No. of titles in sample

Price £ sterling

% increase over 1999

No. of titles in sample

Price £

% increase over 1994

Humanities & Social Sciences

841

165.40

13.47

841

94.34

6.91

Medicine

203

396.22

14.88

203

245.55

8.73

Science and Technology

963

671.77

8.88

963

445.05

10.56

Total

2,007

431.71

10.13

2,007

277.91

9.93

Average Great Britain

818

338.24

12.56

879

236.32

10.22

Average USA & Canada

697

434.32

13.41

698

291.06

9.45

Other countries

492

583.43

4.75

430

341.59

10.18

Source: LA Record

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