Purchase the Publishers Association Yearbook 2020


The Publishers Association Yearbook 2020 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.

In 2020, the combined value of UK publisher sales of books, journals and rights/co-editions rose 2% to £6.4 billion. UK sales income rose 4% to £2.5 billion while export sales income remained steady at £3.7 billion.

Other key statistics include:

  • Total print down 6% to £3.4 billion
  • Total digital up 12% to £3 billion
  • Consumer publishing sales income rose 7% to £2.1 billion
  • Fiction up 16% to £688 million
  • Non-fiction up 4% to £1 billion
  • Audio downloads up 37% to £133 million
  • Children’s up 2% to £396 million

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