Which book is the most popular informational book in Australia?
Popularity of popular informational texts in Australia can be an indicator of the quality of the content that is being offered.
According to new research by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the popular books and informational texts are not only popular but also highly valued in the Australian population.
The latest edition of the popular informational literature index was released by the ABS last week.
It reveals that the popular literature index includes titles from books published in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, the United Kingdom (UK), Ireland (Ireland), Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The index also includes titles published in Canada, England, New Zealand, Canada (England), Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and New South Africa.
It is not surprising to learn that the US is the country with the highest number of popular literature titles in Australia, with a whopping 9,917 titles in the index.
The UK, the country most popular in Australia with over 9,000 titles, has the second highest number with a mere 2,852 titles.
In the UK, more than 70% of the top titles are US-based, but the US also dominates the Australian market with over 4,600 titles in total.
However, the majority of popular works in the US are written by non-US authors, which makes it difficult to determine the overall popularity of popular US-written works in Australia.
The ABS data also reveals that more than 80% of Australian popular literature has been published in English language format.
Australia is also the second-largest market in the world with a market share of over 35% with more than 7 billion books sold.
The total Australian population of 1.8 billion has an average reading age of 15.9 years.
Source: The Australian Bureau OF Statistics – Popular Literature Index