Infographic: The Wholesale Dollar Value of U.S. Book Sales

2011 US Book Sales

2011 book sales in the U.S. included $14 billion in trade book sales as well as $9.5 billion textbook sales and $3.3 billion professional and scholarly book sales.

During 2011, ebooks accounted for $2.1 billion (about 30%) of adult fiction sales – and adult fiction sales represented 97% of all ebook sales.

Source: BookStats 2012 via APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur—How to Publish a Book by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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    • Cathy Paper
    • January 14, 2013

    Great stats. Really enjoy having all of this info in one place!

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