AAP January 2023 StatShot: Overall Publishing Industry Up 3.5% for Month of January

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today released its StatShot report for January 2023 reflecting reported revenue for Trade (Consumer Books), Higher Education Course Materials, and Professional Publishing.

Total revenues across all reported categories for January 2023 were up 3.5% as compared to January 2022, coming in at $1.3 billion.

Trade (Consumer Books) Revenues
Trade (Consumer Books) sales were up 3.1% in January, coming in at $754.9 million.

In terms of physical paper format revenues during the month of January, in the Trade (Consumer Books) category, Hardback revenues were up 0.3%, coming in at $264.0 million; Paperbacks were up 7.0%, with $276.9 million in revenue; Mass Market was down 35.7% to $12.4 million; and Special Bindings was down 2.1%, with $15.6 million in revenue.

eBook revenues were up 3.7% for the month as compared to January 2022 for a total of $85.0 million. Digital Audio was up 9.2% for January, coming in at $69.6 million in revenue. Physical Audio was down 11.7% coming in at $1.1 million.
more at: https://publishers.org/news/aap-january-2023-statshot-report-overall-publishing-industry-up-3-5-for-month-of-january/

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