Data & Statistics

AAP’s data reporting process is continually evolving to keep pace with the shifts and advancements in book production, distribution and retail. As a result, our StatShot report – which offers comprehensive data on the health of the U.S. publishing industry – has been the gold standard for 50 years.

The AAP industry statistics program is made possible by the ongoing support and participation of more than 1,300 U.S. publisher and distributor participants. U.S. publishers and distributors interested in participating in AAP statistics programs should contact