Libros de Espa帽a
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Federaci贸n de Gremios

Statistical Data

Year 2008 Year 2009 Year 2010 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2014
Number of private publishers  2.892 3.032 2.994 2.988 2.835 2.750 2.786
Number of public publishers 580 532 529 476 352 336 323
Percentage of publishing production accounted for by public institutions ( ISBN titles) 9,8% 8,6% 8,0% 7,0% 7,5% 9% 9%
ISBN issued 104.223 110.205 114.205 111.907 104.724 89.130 90.802
Live catalogue titles 393.012 414.727 439.991 464.981 490.752 524.213 553.884
Paperback titles 6.608 6.425 6.001 5.376 4.806 4.099 3.615
No. of copies published 367.460.000 329.830.000 302.631.000 286.462.000 280.251.000 246.345.000 226.590.000
No. of copies sold 240.660.000 236.197.000 228.230.000 199.814.000 170.237.000 153.830.000 153.620.000
Percentage of titles translated from languages other than Spanish 24,8% 22,9% 22,1% 21,1% 22,0% 22,3% 21,2%
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
Value of book exports (thousand de euros) 545.982 442.367 457.792 506.537 527.343 526.482 541.765
Average print run (No. of copies) 5.035 4.328 3.790 3.441 3.540 3.223 2.886
Average book price (euros) 13,26 13,17 12,67 13,87 14,52 14,18 14,29

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

Percentage of readers in Spain: 59,1%
- Percentage of frequent readers in Spain: 47,2%
- Percentage of occasional readers in Spain: 11,9%
Percentage of non-readers in Spain: 40,9%

More information at:

AC/E
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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Biblioteca Digital Hisp谩nica