The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the United States’ industry in November 2022 was down 14.4 percent, year-over-year.
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the US industry in October was down 9.3 percent, year-over-year.
In its data released today, AAP sees US book industry’s overall revenues down 1.4 percent in September, compared to September 2021.
Following record book sales in the US in 2021, we review five years of book market data collected by the Association of American Publishers.
The Association of American Publishers, in its annual-report estimates, sees a US$3.23-billion jump in 2021 over 2020.
Year to date: AAP’s StatShot shows the first six months of of 2022 almost flat for the trade in the USA, down a modest 1.6 percent.
Year-to-date hardback revenues were down 7.5 percent in May at US$1.2 billion, paperbacks up 8.7 percent for $1.3 billion.
The StatShot report from AAP shows United States trade book industry revenues falling 8.9 percent in April and 1 percent year-to-date.
Growth in audiobook revenue by genre was led in 2021 by romance, self-help, and science-fiction per the Audio Publishers Association.
March trade revenues across all other categories came to US$804.4 million, down 4.2 percent from the figure for March 2021.