Statistical Table

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

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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Variation 2016/2015


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Abitibi-Témiscamingue
January 662,331 412,555 548,338 639,708 533,208 -16.6
February 387,948 277,404 278,322 320,268 361,467 12.9
March 390,552 294,037 299,061 269,528 408,204 51.5
April 374,561 367,056 271,310 277,231 314,565 13.5
May 311,399 262,539 481,907 508,398 370,979 -27.0
June 351,864 381,176 434,786 488,516 366,398 -25.0
July 274,066 246,601 250,940 206,758 169,029 -18.2
August 1,189,503 745,598 854,046 919,090 913,652 -0.6
September 401,786 362,259 525,350 430,144 425,280 -1.1
October 391,601 287,213 335,049 363,176 362,791 -0.1
November 490,680 399,050 385,923 311,633 348,765 11.9
December 639,054 674,318 574,248 641,870 597,594 -6.9
Total 5,865,345 4,709,806 5,239,280 5,376,321 5,171,931 -3.8
Annual sales per inhabitant2 40 32 35 36 35 -3.8
  
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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