The sales channel that increased the most was the internet bookstore which increased its sales by 6.9 percent. Physical bookstore also increased its sales by 1.9 percent. Humanities and general literature was the literary genres that grew the most, by 9.8 percent and 7.4 percent, and the hardcover book was the style that grew the most, by 7.5 percent.
- For the first time in many years increases book sales both in monetary terms and in the number of volumes. The increase in kronor was 3.2 percent and the number of copies to 3.1 percent. This means that the increase is generally not due to increased prices, but because consumers bought more books, says Erik Wikberg, doctoral student at the Stockholm School of Economics and the person on behalf of the unions responsible for statistics and the report is now presented.
Especially children's literature was in terms of sales strong, increasing in 2015 by 5.9 per cent in SEK. Books for children 9-12 years increased by a full 22.7 percent.