Statistical Table

New book sales by bookstores¹, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and all of Québec, 2012-2016

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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Variation 2016/2015


$ %

Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
January 1,473,921 1,452,153 1,381,410 1,247,553 1,093,303 -12.4
February 690,865 723,611 527,760 535,800 586,469 9.5
March 620,380 575,476 535,663 494,314 563,333 14.0
April 668,735 652,562 593,327 606,352 706,894 16.6
May 577,527 603,943 507,127 560,478 538,088 -4.0
June 495,384 598,774 524,607 333,350 408,262 22.5
July 513,918 503,887 545,075 467,085 444,302 -4.9
August 1,581,718 1,730,193 1,442,390 1,343,724 1,732,908 29.0
September 1,176,827 1,194,866 1,228,580 1,051,245 792,897 -24.6
October 701,357 1,181,224 542,946 670,568 490,069 -26.9
November 727,204 601,232 575,634 606,137 547,912 -9.6
December 1,207,667 1,254,029 1,059,503 1,109,495 994,525 -10.4
Total 10,435,504 11,071,949 9,464,023 9,026,101 8,898,963 -1.4
Annual sales per inhabitant2 38 40 34 33 32 -1.2
  
All of Québec
January 54,978,585 49,474,584 49,101,838 45,095,281 43,034,325 -4.6
February 30,232,882 30,395,141 25,260,717 23,641,055 25,787,927 9.1
March 27,063,330 27,456,575 23,806,388 23,506,460 25,159,554 7.0
April 28,101,832 27,077,547 24,519,481 24,036,596 24,451,344 1.7
May 27,170,468 28,246,691 25,526,314 24,067,633 24,763,231 2.9
June 27,615,260 27,852,705 24,609,307 24,310,230 25,423,910 4.6
July 28,236,864 27,370,861 26,464,086 27,633,413 26,362,559 -4.6
August 49,316,501 53,715,407 50,484,472 49,318,126 51,847,833 5.1
September 41,572,181 52,370,111 46,873,176 43,789,679 41,949,986 -4.2
October 40,437,807 37,100,145 25,654,659 27,004,249 25,713,783 -4.8
November 32,458,177 29,758,886 27,414,741 27,795,881 28,383,065 2.1
December 50,054,411 51,350,477 48,000,720 49,627,437 48,457,688 -2.4
Total 437,238,297 442,169,131 397,715,899 389,826,041 391,335,207 0.4
Annual sales per inhabitant2 54 54 48 47 47 -0.4
  

1. Includes libraries and superstore retailers of cultural products.
2. Québec population data was taken from the population estimates of the Institut de la statistique du Québec.
Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec.
 
April 4, 2017
   

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