Bookselling Industry Statistics
Just the facts, as best as I can pull them together from the various sources avaiable. I try to keep 'em up to date. Scroll down to peruse or jump to a specific section:
Figures sourced from reports from Bookscan as reported by Publishers Weekly and Shelf Awareness.
In the charts below, if the green line is above the red line, sales in that month surpassed sales in that month the year prior. The yellow line represents the total net sales for the year over the year prior, so if the yellow line is above the red line, total sales for the year surpassed total sales for the year prior.