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Charting the global e-book market – exclusive data

There are some interesting numbers in this posting.

Charting the global e-book market – exclusive data

FRANCE
E-book market: 0.5% of overall sales or €13m (£10m), 2009

GERMANY
E-book market: “Well below 1%” [1% = €90m (£75m)]

JAPAN
E-book market: 1.1% or ¥11.7bn (£90m), 2010

SOUTH KOREA
E-book market: 197.5bn won (£110m)

NETHERLANDS
E-book market: estimated 350,000 e-books sold in 2010
[PriceWaterhouseCoopers puts the Dutch market at 0.3% or €1.8m (£1.5m) in its most recent market report]

SOUTH AFRICA
E-book market: estimated at less than 1.5%, or £4m

SPAIN
E-book market: 1.6% or €51.3m (£44.1m)

ITALY
E-book market: between 0.1 and 0.2% of the total trade market (€1.5bn)

UK
E-book market: “Some UK publishers are reporting e-book sales growth of between 100% to 800% from 2009 to 2010, with a percentage of print book sales ranging from 1% to 9% of total revenues in 2010.”

US
E-book market: approximately 8% or $440m (£270m)

Stephen

Posted on: March 14, 2011, 9:54 am Category: Uncategorized

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