The Book Publishing Activity Statistic was produced for the first time in the INE in 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
The data on other available information on the book sector comes from the General Subdirectorate on Books, Reading and Spanish letters. Ministry of Culture.
The most updated and complete information is available at www.mecd.es