US publishing industry statistics

The latest US publishing trend data shows growth in sales and revenues.

BookStats, a collaborative venture by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), aims to unify statistics that track the publishing industry in the US. Up to 500 publishers are expected to submit data.

Headlines from the latest report show that:

  • US publishing revenues and unit sales are growing
  • Education publishing is 'steady'
  • Higher education publishing is showing significant growth
  • Professional and scholarly publishing is growing

The full report is available for purchase - more information available on the BookStats website.