Statistical Table

New book sales by bookstores¹, Outaouais and all of Québec, 2012-2016

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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Variation 2016/2015


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Outaouais
January 1,658,302 1,482,941 1,451,235 1,367,894 1,044,673 -23.6
February 860,127 765,673 703,118 651,659 909,014 39.5
March 440,248 644,494 590,985 635,103 710,730 11.9
April 680,553 729,354 585,079 578,005 677,078 17.1
May 744,932 734,480 662,622 646,681 644,677 -0.3
June 658,502 691,230 760,833 626,308 655,132 4.6
July 602,737 577,229 662,212 754,951 712,581 -5.6
August 1,496,804 1,702,151 1,811,239 2,059,036 2,235,101 8.6
September 1,963,536 2,072,510 1,569,767 1,352,233 1,590,609 17.6
October 847,631 820,533 632,514 684,322 604,900 -11.6
November 834,024 805,244 791,846 843,197 852,345 1.1
December 1,289,026 1,373,171 924,310 1,442,376 1,270,796 -11.9
Total 12,076,421 12,399,011 11,145,761 11,641,765 11,907,636 2.3
Annual sales per inhabitant2 32 33 29 30 31 1.3
  
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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