Resources

AAP Stats and Reports

A compilation of various statistics and reports from the Association of American Publishers.

BookStats 2013

Annual Survey Captures Size and Scope of US Publishing Industry

BookStats Volume 3, the most comprehensive survey capturing the size and scope of the US book publishing industry in calendar year 2012, is now available for purchase.

Export Sales Report 2013

English-language books from US Trade sector publishers continue to flourish worldwide, especially in Europe and Asia and in expanding online international retail sales channels, according to the second annual Association of American Publishers (AAP) Export Sales Report. The report also shows particular worldwide growth in US-published, English-language fiction for Adults and Young Adults.

AAP Industry Statistics and Reports

AAP produces a number of popular, well-respected reports that examine the US publishing industry.

Industry Reports

Various reports related to the publishing industry

Copyright Industries in the U.S. Economy: The 2011 Report

Produced for the International Intellectual Property Alliance and based on U.S. federal government statistics, this report is on the contribution of American copyright-based industries on U.S. Gross Domestic Product, U.S. employment numbers, workers' wages and global sales of exports. Released November 2011

Report Summary and highlights (AAP press release)
Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus press release

Independent Reports

Outside reports we find interesting and relevant to the publishing industry.

E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps

Produced by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Released January 16, 2014

The Rise in E-Reading

Produced by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Released April 5, 2012

Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

Produced by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Released January 2012

E-reader Ownership Doubles in Six Months, Tablet Adoption Grows More Slowly

Produced by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Released June 2011

One in Six Americans Now Use E-Reader with One in Six Likely to Purchase in Next Six Months

Produced by Harris Interactive. Released September 2011

Reading on the Rise: A New Chapter in American Literacy (PDF)

Produced by the National Endowment for the Arts. Released January 2009

Other Resources

AAP Annual Meeting 2013 videos, photos