Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Book Publishers - 51113

Definition

This industry comprises establishments, known as book publishers, primarily engaged in carrying out various design, editing and marketing activities necessary for producing and distributing books of all kinds, such as text books; technical, scientific and professional books; and mass market paperback books.

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    These books may be published in print, audio or electronic form.

    Example Activities:
    Atlases, publishing (except exclusively on Internet)
    Books, all formats, publishing (except exclusively on internet)
    Publishing, maps, street guides and atlases (except exclusively on internet)
    School textbooks, publishing (except exclusively on Internet)
    Travel guide books, publishing (except exclusively on Internet)

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    printing, but not publishing, periodicals (see 32311 Printing)
    publishing newspapers (see 511110 Newspaper publishers)
    publishing directories and databases (see 511140 Directory and mailing list publishers)
    publishing sheet music (see 512230 Music publishers)
    publishing periodicals exclusively on Internet (see 519130 Internet publishing and broadcasting and web
    search portals)
    selling media time or space for media owners (see 541840 Media representatives)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

1,591

0-99 Employees

97.4%

View financial data for 2015 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$395.2
thousand

Profitable

80.3%

Salaries and wages

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