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2008 Book Market in Turkey Report

General Statistics

Total Population

71.517.100

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

742 094 Million $

GDP Per Capita (Purchasing Power Parity)  

47

Fundamental Publishing Data

Number of publishing houses

1432

Number of bookstores

6000

Number of distribution companies

150

Number of new titles (2008 ISBN)

32339

Number of books produced (2008 Banderole numbers)

163.165.695

Number of textbooks (Distributed free of charge)

128.233.848

Total number of books produced

291.399.543

(Except less than 48 p. educational books)

Number of books produced per capita

4

VAT charged for books

%8 (Standard rate %18)


Average book prices (USD)


Net

Max

Textbooks

1.2

1.2

Trade Books

10

18

Academic Books

10

15,4

2008 End Year Book Wholesales Market

Segments

Market Size (Million $)

Market Share (%)

Educational Books

380

50

a. Textbooks

180

b. Supplementary Textbooks and Exam
Preparation Books

200

Trade Books

300

40

Academic Books

25

3

Imported Books

55

7

a. ELT Books

35

b. Other imported books (academic books,
library purchases etc.)

20

TOTAL

760

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