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PA Statistics Yearbook


The PA statistics yearbook  is the definitive source for statistics on the UK book publishing industry. 

PA members have free online access to the above yearbooks by clicking here. Non-members can purchase the full PA statistics yearbook 2013 or individual sections by clicking here.

Each issue of the yearbook provides: 

  • sector reviews by leading figures in the book trade;
  • five year sales and trend analysis of publishers' home and export sales by sector and region;
  • estimates of the UK book market market size;
  • results of the monthly (from 2014) PA's digital survey;
  • results of the annual production survey;
  • results of the annual  biennial survey on rights and co-editions

Each year the yearbook includes a new feature, for examples click below: