UK Publishers Association Figures Show Digital Innovation Driving Publisher Revenues
Figures released today by The Publishers Association reveal the UK publishing industry to be maintaining its strength, diversity and innovation. Overall book and academic journal sales remain steady at £4.3billion with digital revenues growing to 35% of the overall total. Export sales now account for 44% of revenue.
Academic journals lead the way in digital publishing with electronic journals now accounting for 79% of all subscription income. Consumer fiction remains hot on its heels with ebook sales increasing to 37% of total value and trebling in absolute terms in three years.