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Where can I find Australian book sales statistics?

For a general introduction on how to find book sales statistics see the Australian Publishers Association FAQ on Industry Statistics.

For freely available statistics visit the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website. The latest sales figures available from the ABS can be found in Book Retailers, Australia, 2003-2004. A useful overview of the publishing industry can also be found in Book Publishers, Australia, 2003-2004.

Nielsen BookScan Australia is Australia’s leading book sales data monitor. Only subscribers can access this data online. A listing of the current months top ten titles is freely available from the website.

Bookseller and Publisher magazine publishes weekly bestseller lists sourced from Nielsen BookScan.

Newspapers such as the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian publish bestseller lists in their Saturday editions.

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Last update: 2010-07-01 11:19
Author: General Reference Enquiry