Publishing in Japan

Publishing in Japan

  • April 2017
  • 29 pages
  • Report ID: 177298
Publishing in Japan


Publishing in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.


Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan publishing market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Findings

- The publishing market consists of books, newspaper and magazines segments.
- The Japanese publishing market had total revenues of $27,211.9m in 2016, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -3.3% between 2012 and 2016.
- The newspapers segment was the market's most lucrative in 2016, with total revenues of $13,112.7m, equivalent to 48.2% of the market's overall value.
- Although Japan is a country with one of the highest mobile and internet penetration rates in the world, the e-book market development is still relative slower than its other developed countries counterparts.


- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the publishing market in Japan
- Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the publishing market in Japan
- Leading company profiles reveal details of key publishing market players’ global operations and financial performance
- Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Japan publishing market with five year forecasts

Reasons to buy

- What was the size of the Japan publishing market by value in 2016?
- What will be the size of the Japan publishing market in 2021?
- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Japan publishing market?
- How has the market performed over the last five years?
- What are the main segments that make up Japan's publishing market?

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Country=Japan Industry=Publishing ParentIndustry=Media Date=201704 Topic=MarketReport Publisher=MarketLine Price=1000