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Nielsen BookData is a leading provider of market research into the UK and international book markets; more information on our data and services can be found in the digital brochure below. In addition to ongoing subscriptions, in-depth reports are available that deliver expert insights into consumer book trends across formats and genres.

Reports can be ordered via the form at the bottom of the page and will be delivered as PDFs. All prices are inclusive of UK Standard Rate Value Added Tax.

The Annual Book Market in Review

Published each year, this definitive view of the UK book market can help you to keep on top of print and digital book trends. By combining multiple Nielsen BookData resources, the UK Book Market in Review provides comprehensive insights into the evolving book market, allowing you to explore the bestsellers and noteworthy books of the year, as well as who bought books, what kinds of books they bought, how much they paid and how they made their purchase decisions. 

Nielsen BookData also publishes regular in-depth genre reports, providing focussed and long-term views of specific areas of the book market. Buying options for the Annual Review and available genre reports can be found in the drop down menu, and you can use our look-inside widgets below to see full contents lists and preview pages for the latest reports.


Want updates throughout the year?

The Books & Consumers Industry Standard Report, updated quarterly with the results from our monthly survey of book-buyers, provides an overview of the print and digital book market in the UK, including format, genre and publisher performance year-on-year; channel and retailer share; gifting; buyer demographics; discovery methods and purchase influences. 

Individual quarterly reports are available for £900 each or subscribe to the full year for £2,400 and receive the annual UK Book Market in Review as well. For more information about Books & Consumers and to purchase the quarterly reports, please contact infobookresearch@nielseniq.com

Need to know more?

In addition to continuous sales and consumer monitoring, Nielsen BookData carries out syndicated deep dive studies into particular market segments. Recent topics include the e-book consumer, audiobook consumption and trends, and children’s books and leisure activities. Click any image for a preview, which includes the contents list and methodology, and the full list of available reports can be found in the drop down menu.

To discuss any current or future reports with our expert analysts and explore how this research can benefit your business, or to enquire about a topic that isn't covered below, contact us at infobookresearch@nielseniq.com or +44 (0)1483 712 222. 


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