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Publishing Research Quarterly

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 256–264 | Cite as

A Study of the Global Ranking of Taiwan’s Book Publishing Market

  • Chiu-Pai Ho
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Abstract

The purpose of the study was to investigate where Taiwan’s Publishing Market would have been ranked, had Taiwan been included in the Map of 23 largest book markets in the world presented by Wischenbart in 2014. The results of the study showed: (1) The total new titles published were 1839/million residents, which would have been ranked 2nd; (2) The per capital spending on books was €39.75, which would have been ranked 17th; and (3) Taiwan’s GDP (PPP) per capital was $42,201 International Dollars, which would have been ranked 10th. i.e. Taiwan’s Publishing Market is alive, vibrant, and deserved to be recognized.

Keywords

Book publishing New title production GDP per capita Map of group of 24 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Graphic Communication ArtsNational Taiwan University of ArtsNew Taipei CityTaiwan

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