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Books published in the world - sources and methods

The data on books published displayed on the Worldometers' counter is based on statistics published by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).

Below is shown the number of new titles per year, per country, as of the latest year available:

United States (2010) 328,259 (new titles and editions)
United Kingdom (2005) 206,000
China (2010) 189,295 (328,387 total)
Russian Federation (2008) 123,336
Germany (2009) 93,124
Spain (2008) 86,300
India (2004) 82,537 (21,370 in Hindi and 18,752 in English)
Japan (2009) 78,555
Iran (2010) 65,000
France (2010) 63,690 (67,278 total)
South Korea (2011) 44,036
Taiwan (2010) 43,309
Turkey (2011) 43,100
Netherlands (1993) 34,067
Italy (2005) 33,641 (59,743 total)
Poland (2010) 31,500
Vietnam (2009) 24,589
Indonesia (2009) 24,000+
Argentina (2010) 22,781 (26,387 total)
Canada (1996) 19,900
Brazil (2010) 18,712 (54,754 total)
Malaysia (2011) 17,923
Romania (2008) 14,984
Ukraine (2004) 14,790
Hong Kong (2005) 14,603
Belgium (1991) 13,913
Finland (2006) 13,656
Thailand (2009) 13,607
Belarus (2009) 12,885
Denmark (1996) 12,352
Colombia (2010) 12,334 (13,294 total)
Switzerland (2001) 12,156
Singapore (2007) 12,000+
Czech Republic (1996) 10,244
Hungary (1996) 9,193
Mexico (2010) 9,075 (25,348 total)
Egypt (2000) 9,022 [
Australia (2004) 8,602
Austria (1996) 8,056
Portugal (1996) 7,868
Israel (2006) 6,866
Greece (2002) 6,826
South Africa (1995) 5,418
Chile (2011) 5,326 (5,720 total)
Sri Lanka (1996) 4,115
Peru (2006) 4,101
Sweden (2010) 4,074 (30,857 total)
Saudi Arabia (1996) 3,900
Lebanon (2005) 3,686
Myanmar (1993) 3,660
New Zealand (2003) 3,600
Ecuador (2010) 2,854 (4,164 total)
Afghanistan (1990) 2,795
Venezuela (2003) 2,061
Luxembourg (2001) 2,000
Latvia (1996) 1,965
Iceland (2007) 1,533
Philippines (1996) 1,507
Cuba (2003) 1,488
Costa Rica (2003) 1,315
Nigeria (1991) 1,314
Kazakhstan (1996) 1,226
Syria (2004) 1,138
Pakistan (2005) 1,036
Uzbekistan (1996) 1,003
Cyprus (1996) 930
Morocco (1996) 918
Tunisia (1996) 720
Dominican Republic (2003) 705
Algeria (1996) 670
Uruguay (2003) 605
Bolivia (2003) 584
Georgia (1998) 581
Azerbaijan (1996) 542
Jordan (1996) 511
Panama (2003) 506
Turkmenistan (1994) 450
Guatemala (2003) 446
Kyrgyzstan (1998) 420
Malta (1995) 404
Fiji (1994) 401
Armenia (1996) 396
Paraguay (2003) 390
Albania (1991) 381
Nicaragua (2003) 306
Kenya (1994) 300
United Arab Emirates (1993) 293
Honduras (2003) 290
Uganda (1996) 288
Mongolia (1992) 285
El Salvador (2003) 250
Ethiopia (1991) 240
Zimbabwe (1992) 232
Vatican City (1996) 228
Qatar (1996) 209
Kuwait (1992) 196
Tanzania (1990) 172
Botswana (1991) 158
Tajikistan (1996) 132
Papua New Guinea (1991) 122
Madagascar (1996) 119
Malawi (1996) 117
Palestine (1996) 114
Namibia (1990) 106
Eritrea (1993) 106
Brunei Darussalam (2009) 91
Laos (1995) 88
Benin (1994) 84
Mauritius (1996) 80
Réunion (1992) 69
Democratic Republic of the Congo (1992) 64
Andorra (1994) 57
Suriname (1996) 47
Guyana (1996) 42
Monaco (1990) 41
Bahrain (1996) 40
Ghana (1992) 28
Libya (1994) 26
Angola (1995) 22
Mali (1995) 14
Gambia (1996) 14
Burkina Faso (1996) 12
Oman (1996) 7

TOTAL: approximately 2,200,000

 

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