Industry Statistics

Sales info can now be purchased from Nielsen BookScan.

For general trade statistics, visit the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website. The ABS has conducted regular surveys of the publishing industry since 1994. Providing an overview of the entire book publishing industry, their surveys and accompanying media reports can be sourced from their website.

For members, the Australian Publishers Association provides annual overall sales figures for trade books and monthly figures for primary, secondary, tertiary and academic educational publishing. Industry research reports and educational statistics (members only) are also available online.


    Masterclass in Marketing in the Children's Sector

    A webinar offering an exclusive opportunity for publishers to garner marketing insights from Kylie Watson-Wheeler, an expert marketer at The Walt Disney Company.

    22 Jul 15

  • Sydney 

    Editing Futures Seminar

    How Commerce, Culture & Technology are Changing Editing

    The seminar takes place in two sessions, 'Editing at the intersection of commerce and culture' and 'How technology is changing editing'. Four of the Publishing Industry's leading experts will present! Don't miss our early bird offer ending 10 July!

    30 Jul 15

    UTS Function Centre,
    Ultimo, Sydney.
  • Melbourne 

    Educational Publishing Awards

    The EPAAs honour the best educational materials published during the year.

    Awards will be presented in the primary, secondary, TAFE & vocational and tertiary education categories as well as to the Primary and Secondary Publisher of the Year. ‚Äč

    17 Sep 15

    The Wheeler Centre,
    176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

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