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Book publishing production statistic. Year 2019

In Spain 64,154 titles are published in 2019, that is, 3.2% more than in the previous year. The majority of the titles published corresponded to the subjects of Literature (41.6%), Social Sciences (14.5%) and Applied Sciences (10.1%).

Book Publishing Activity - Year 2019
Indicator Note Number Annual change
Total of titles published 64,154 3.2
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Year 2019 Published: 20/12/2021
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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.

Starting in 2020, information about this operation is available on the website of the Ministry of Culture in the section main cultural statistics.