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The value of UK publishing

The value of UK publishing

The PA produces research highlighting the UK book and journal publishing's contribution to the UK economy.  

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Economic contribution of UK publishing

The PA commissioned Frontier Economics to research the direct and indirect contribution of the book and academic journal publishing industry to the UK economy. The research has shown that the British publishing industry generates up to £7.8bn GVA for the wider UK economy and supports more than 70,000 jobs in direct, indirect and induced impact.


Download the full report here.


Publishing's contribution to school education

Research by Frontier Economics into the value of textbooks, has revealed that school textbooks only need to save teachers 4 and a half minutes a day in order to pay for themselves, suggesting cutting textbooks use is a false economy.

Download the full report here.