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Media > Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: . Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 1,620.16 1998
2 Estonia 786.53 1999
3 Denmark 633.06 1999
4 Norway 477.37 1999
5 Slovenia 468.47 1999
6 Spain 454.46 1999
7 Andorra 421.32 1999
8 Finland 415.06 1999
9 United Kingdom 377.93 1998
10 Czech Republic 360.57 1999
11 Sweden 336.01 1998
12 Switzerland 333.01 1999
13 Lithuania 326.6 1999
14 Hungary 326.06 1999
NATO countries average (profile) 314.58 1996
European Union average (profile) 253.66 1996
15 Bulgaria 219.59 1999
16 Macau 213.89 1999
17 Portugal 201.49 1998
18 France 198.58 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 168.28 1996
19 Latvia 161.06 1999
20 Germany 156.24 1996
21 Austria 149.26 1996
22 Greece 145.5 1997
23 New Zealand 139.5 1999
24 Canada 139.28 1999
25 Italy 137.5 1999
26 Slovakia 131.76 1999
27 Belarus 122.75 1998
28 Malta 121.85 1998
29 Croatia 121.65 1999
30 Romania 109.74 1999
31 Poland 108.02 1999
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 107.52 1996
32 Israel 105.51 1998
33 Japan 94.81 1996
34 South Korea 91.47 1996
35 Argentina 88.9 1998
36 Cyprus 86.44 1999
37 Tunisia 69.37 1999
38 Bahrain 63.15 1998
39 Armenia 60.77 1999
40 Costa Rica 58.92 1998
41 Sri Lanka 58.25 1999
42 Russia 57.49 1996
43 Uruguay 54.7 1999
44 United States 49.08 1996
45 Moldova 48.53 1999
46 Malaysia 43.59 1999
47 Saudi Arabia 37.25 1997
48 Chile 35.24 1999
49 Cuba 34.23 1999
50 Monaco 31.45 1999
51 South Africa 31.37 1995
52 Venezuela 30.45 1997
53 Jordan 26.82 1996
54 Azerbaijan 24.77 1998
55 Belize 23.54 1996
56 Qatar 23.42 1996
57 Colombia 23.32 1997
58 Brazil 20.79 1998
59 Ukraine 20.35 1999
60 Kyrgyzstan 19.5 1998
61 Turkey 17.61 1999
62 Oman 15.66 1998
63 Georgia 14.6 1999
64 Uzbekistan 11.93 1996
65 Kazakhstan 11.12 1999
66 Peru 10.83 1998
67 Thailand 10.81 1996
68 Kuwait 10.45 1999
69 El Salvador 10.01 1998
70 Lebanon 8.35 1998
71 Tajikistan 7.07 1997
72 India 5.25 1998
73 Mexico 4.65 1998
74 Mauritius 4.31 1998
75 Egypt 3.99 1998
76 Iran 3.81 1999
77 Laos 3.08 1995
78 Philippines 2.99 1999
79 Morocco 2.64 1999
80 Suriname 2.26 1996
81 Angola 1.82 1995
82 Malawi 1.41 1995
83 Guyana 1.36 1997
84 Nigeria 1.23 1995
85 The Gambia 0.863 1998
86 Benin 0.764 1998
87 Madagascar 0.558 1997
88 Mali 0.515 1998
89 Burkina Faso 0.375 1997
90 Algeria 0.32 1999
91 Ethiopia 0.281 1999
92 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.278 1996
93 Uganda 0.187 1996
94 Burma 0.0835 1999
95 Indonesia 0.0246 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Book/Production/Titles-by-the-Universal-Decimal-Classification/Literature-per-million

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