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Book publishing production statistic. Year 2018

In Spain 62,180 titles are published in 2018, that is, 3.3% more than in the previous year. The majority of the titles published corresponded to the subjects of Literature (40.8%), Social Sciences (14.0%) and Applied Sciences (12.2%).

Book Publishing Activity - Year 2018
Indicator Note Number Annual change
Total of titles published 62,180 3.3
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Year 2018 Published: 19/12/2019
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The Book Publishing Activity Statistic have been carried out since 1965. It is currently carried out annually in agreement with the regulations contained in the revised recommendation on the international standardisation of statistics relative to the production and distribution of books, dailies and other periodical publications approved by the UNESCO General Conference in November 1985.

The objective of the statistic is to obtain information on the number and characteristics of books and leaflets. In other words, of the non-periodical publications in the country and made available to the public.