Books published per country per year



In descending order of number of new titles per year, as of the latest year available, sometimes "new titles & editions".

Country
Books
China
440,000
United States
304,912
United Kingdom
184,000
Russia
101,981
India
90,000
Japan
82,589
Germany
82,048
Italy
61,966
South Korea
47,589
Spain
44,000
Turkey
43,100
France
41,902
Iran
28,322
Australia
28,234
Taiwan
28,084
Argentina
28,010
Vietnam
24,589
Indonesia
24,000
Brazil
20,792
Canada
19,900
Czech Republic
18,985
Malaysia
17,923
Poland
15,580
Romania
14,984
Ukraine
14,790
Hong Kong
14,603
Belgium
13,913
Finland
13,656
Thailand
13,607
Belarus
12,885
Denmark
12,352
Colombia
12,334
Switzerland
12,156
Singapore
12,000
Hungary
11,645
Netherlands
11,500
Slovakia
9,400
Egypt
9,022
Israel
8,411
Austria
8,056
Portugal
7,868
Mexico
7,521
Greece
6,826
Chile
5,641
South Africa
5,418
Sri Lanka
4,115
Peru
4,101
Sweden
4,074
Saudi Arabia
3,900
Pakistan
3,811
Lebanon
3,686
Myanmar
3,660
New Zealand
3,600
Ecuador
2,854
Afghanistan
2,795
Venezuela
2,061
Luxembourg
2,000
Latvia
1,965
Iceland
1,533
Philippines
1,507
Cuba
1,488
Costa Rica
1,315
Nigeria
1,314
Kazakhstan
1,226
Syria
1,138
Uzbekistan
1,003
Cyprus
930
Morocco
918
Tunisia
720
Dominican Republic
705
Algeria
670
Uruguay
605
Bolivia
584
Georgia
581
Azerbaijan
542
Jordan
511
Panama
506
Turkmenistan
450
Guatemala
446
Kyrgyzstan
420
Malta
404
Fiji
401
Armenia
396
Paraguay
390
Albania
381
Nicaragua
306
Kenya
300
United Arab Emirates
293
Honduras
290
Uganda
288
Mongolia
285
El Salvador
250
Ethiopia
240
Zimbabwe
232
Vatican City
228
Qatar
209
Kuwait
196
Tanzania
172
Botswana
158
Tajikistan
132
Papua New Guinea
122
Madagascar
119
Malawi
117
Palestine
114
Eritrea
106
Namibia
106
Brunei
91
Laos
88
Benin
84
Mauritius
80
Réunion
69
Congo, DRC
64
Andorra
57
Suriname
47
Guyana
42
Monaco
41
Bahrain
40
Ghana
28
Libya
26
Angola
22
Mali
14
The Gambia
14
Burkina Faso
12
Oman
7


Books published per 100,000 population

Country
Books published per 100,000 population
Iceland
507.73
Luxembourg
416.47
United Kingdom
302.75
Singapore
263.56
Finland
260.69
Denmark
225.89
Czech Republic
185.60
Slovakia
172.56
Switzerland
160.91
Australia
138.17
Belgium
133.88
Belarus
132.50
Israel
130.88
Monaco
125.49
Cyprus
117.95
Hungary
116.96
Spain
108.78
Italy
106.57
United States
101.25
Malta
100.53
Germany
99.57
Austria
98.25
South Korea
97.03
Lebanon
94.00
New Zealand
87.47
Latvia
86.95
Andorra
79.36
Portugal
73.93
Malaysia
72.21
Russia
72.13
Argentina
69.50
Netherlands
69.40
France
68.60
Romania
67.27
Japan
64.79
Greece
63.76
Turkey
60.57
Canada
59.60
Sweden
45.11
Fiji
43.65
Iran
43.31
Poland
40.45
Chile
34.64
China
33.29
Ukraine
31.94
Costa Rica
31.81
Vietnam
28.84
Colombia
27.89
Brunei
23.54
Qatar
23.04
Thailand
20.91
Ecuador
20.75
Sri Lanka
19.66
Uruguay
17.55
Panama
15.61
Peru
14.30
Saudi Arabia
14.13
Armenia
13.33
Cuba
13.03
Georgia
12.51
South Africa
12.31
Egypt
11.24
United Arab Emirates
11.09
Brazil
10.94
Albania
10.58
Indonesia
10.23
Suriname
9.98
Mongolia
9.92
Botswana
9.64
Afghanistan
8.76
Turkmenistan
8.76
Jordan
8.44
Kazakhstan
8.02
India
7.97
Kyrgyzstan
7.95
Venezuela
7.90
Kuwait
7.82
Myanmar
7.73
Dominican Republic
7.53
Tunisia
7.01
Mexico
6.92
Azerbaijan
6.67
Bolivia
6.40
Mauritius
6.40
Syria
5.89
Paraguay
5.85
Bahrain
5.65
Guyana
5.46
Nicaragua
5.39
Namibia
5.16
Honduras
3.88
Uzbekistan
3.61
El Salvador
3.60
Guatemala
3.50
Morocco
2.72
Pakistan
2.25
Eritrea
2.16
Papua New Guinea
2.10
Algeria
2.01
Zimbabwe
1.88
Tajikistan
1.87
Philippines
1.65
Laos
1.35
Benin
1.04
Nigeria
0.97
Uganda
0.95
Malawi
0.86
The Gambia
0.83
Kenya
0.81
Madagascar
0.61
Tanzania
0.45
Libya
0.43
Ethiopia
0.31
Oman
0.22
Angola
0.18
Ghana
0.12
Mali
0.12
Congo, DRC
0.10
Burkina Faso
0.08


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