The Publishing Industry

The Publishing Industry

In 2019, the net revenue of the US publishing industry was USD 25.93 billion dollars. There is no better time to write and publish your book than now


Over the last decade, the publishing industry has seen a huge surge, especially in the case of ebooks. The number of e-books has gone up in the United States of America and is also picking up in other parts of the world.

Here are some publishing statistics (Statista 2020):

The US book industry generated over 25 billion US dollars in 2019.

The total number of print books has gone up. The annual print book sales in the US in 2017 was 675 million.

In 2017, 162 million e-books were sold in the US.

The number of self-published books in the US in 2018 was 1.68 million.


The time to write is now. It’s a good time for writers to write and to publish their books as their is a lot of demand for books. Also there are readers and fans for almost any category, any genre. You just need to do some research and write to the market.

So what are you waiting for? Identify the area or genre you want to write on and get started. The world is your oyster.. 


The US book industry generated over 25 billion US dollars in 2019.

Let us know what you think of the publishing industry and in case you are interested in writing your own book. Where have you reached?

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