Purchase the Publishers Association Yearbook 2019


The Publishers Association Yearbook 2019 contains a statistical analysis of publisher sales revenue for consumer, education, and academic books and journals with 100+ accompanying tables and graphs. The Yearbook is available to purchase for £95 or if you are a member of the Publishers Association, you can download it for free.


  • Print sales income up 3% to £3.5bn
  • Digital sales income up 4% to £2.8bn
  • Home sales income up 4% to £2.4bn
  • Export sales income up 3% to £3.7bn
  • Consumer audiobook downloads sales income up 39% to £97m
  • Non-fiction and reference sales income up to 6% to £1bn

What’s inside

Total publisher sales over five-years, including percentage change year-on-year and market share by category.
Introductions to each chapter from the chairs of our four sector councils.
Illustration by Mike Dolan and design by David Lovelock.

Access the Publishers Association Yearbook 2019

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