Libros de Espa帽a
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Statistical Data

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of private publishers  2.892 3.032 2.994 2.988 2.835 2.750 2.786 2.649 2.722
Number of public publishers 580 532 529 476 352 336 323 314 304
Percentage of publishing production accounted for by public institutions ( ISBN titles) 9,8% 8,6% 8,0% 7,0% 7,5% 9% 9% 10,1% 9,6%
ISBN issued 86.949 91.768 95.559 96.862 90.978 76.803 79.224 79.397 86.000
Live catalogue titles 393.012 414.727 439.991 464.981 490.752 524.213 553.884 586.811 620.316
Paperback titles 6.608 6.425 6.001 5.376 4.806 4.099 3.615 4.211 4.471
No. of copies published 367.460 329.830 302.631 286.462 280.251 246.345 226.590 225.277 224.054
No. of copies sold 240.660 236.197 228.230 199.814 170.237 153.830 153.620 155.440 157.233
Percentage of titles translated from languages other than Spanish 24,8% 22,9% 22,1% 21,1% 22,0% 22,3% 21,2% 16,2% 16,1%
Value of book sales on the domestic market (million euros) 3.185,50 3.109,58 2.890,80 2.772,34 2.471,49 2.181,97 2.195,80 2.257,07 2.317,20
Value of book exports (thousand de euros) 545.982 442.367 457.792 506.537 527.343 526.482 541.765 552.366 571.767
Average print run (No. of copies) 5.035 4.328 3.790 3.441 3.540 3.223 2.886 2.810 2.749
Average book price (euros) 13,26 13,17 12,67 13,87 14,52 14,18 14,29 14,52 14,74

Breakdown of the overall turnover for book sales on the domestic market by subjet area:

Literature 21,7% 22,9% 22,3% 19,9% 22,9% 21,5% 20,4% 19,5% 19,3%
Non-university textbook 28,2% 27,2% 28,3% 31,3% 32,5% 33,3% 34,1% 36,8% 36,9%
Scientific/technical 5,0% 5,0% 5,3% 4,8% 3,7% 3,2% 3,7% 4,2% 4,4%
Children and teenagers 10,3% 11,3% 12,1% 12,2% 12,0% 12,2% 12,5% 11,5% 12,0%
Popular science 8,2% 8,8% 8,3% 7,7% 6,6% 6,8% 6,2% 6% 5,8%
Dictionaries/encyclopaedias 4,6% 3,7% 3,0% 2,3% 1,8% 2,1% 1,9% 1,8% 1,8%
Social science and humanities 11,9% 11,0% 11,5% 11,4% 10,9% 10,6% 10,8% 10,5% 11,2%
Practical book 5,3% 5,2% 4,4% 5,4% 5,7% 6,5% 6,7% 5,9% 5,1%
Comics 2,7% 2,6% 2,9% 3,4% 2,2% 2,5% 2,7% 2,7% 2,6%
Other 2,2% 2,4% 1,8% 1,6% 1,7% 1,3% 1,1% 1,1% 0,8%

Percentage of readers in Spain: 59,7%
- Percentage of frequent readers in Spain: 47,7%
- Percentage of occasional readers in Spain: 12,0%
Percentage of non-readers in Spain: 40,3%

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Cedro
Ministerio de Educaci贸n, Cultura y Deporte
ICEX
Federation of European Publishers
GIE
IPA
ARROW
Fund茅u BBVA
CSL
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