PUBLISHING AND BOOK TRADE STATISTICS

UK publishers' revenue 1995

Source: Publishers Association

Books published

Average price all books 1996 (£ sterling)

No. paperback titles published 1996

Total titles published

1996

1991

Children's books

5.62

4,548

8,012

6,170

School text books

16.71

2,780

3,645

2,871

Adult fiction

9.47

5,717

8,155

7,867

Adult non-fiction

19.68

18,286

28,091

17,925

Scientific, technical, medical

42.33

9,749

18,461

12,906

Academic/professional books

29.73

19,450

34738

20,609

Total no. of titles published in the UK

25.14

60,530

102,102

68,348

(Including new editions of existing titles)

(22.43)

(16,951)

(23,287)

(20,496)

Source: The Bookseller

UK publishers' output (including exports) 1995

 

CD-ROM amd multimedia CD publishers by major country of origin

Source: CD-ROM facts and figures 1996

Average periodical prices

1996

1991

No. of titles

Price £ sterling

% increase over 1995

No. of titles

Price £

% increase over 1990

Humanities & Social Sciences

841

104.81

11.08

842

61.91

7.06

Medicine

203

276.23

12.29

203

150.58

8.20

Science and Technology

963

499.37

13.53

962

262.89

8.46

Average Great Britain

879

264.21

11.67

879

151.62

18.34

Average USA & Canada

698

320.35

12.82

698

166.39

-1.91

 

Periodicals circulation

No. of titles

No. of copies (millions)

Business and professional magazines (1995)

4,377

1,280

Consumer magazines (1995)

2,164

250

Periodicals (1996)

165,000

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Highest value consumer magazine markets - revenue 1995

 

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