Source and Description Tables
Release Date: March 27, 2019
Table 1.24 NAICS 5111: Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers
Groups and Series
|Classification||Value added in 2016||
Units, source for monthly series, and notes
|Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory
|5111||. . .||70,872||2.20||. . .||. . .|
|Newspaper publishers||51111||. . .||20,347||.63||. . .||Tons, newsprint consumption; Pulp and Paper
Products Council. American Newspaper Publishers
|Newspaper advertising*||51111pt.||Sb, Mnn||12,344||.38||Prod||Index derived by deducting circulation from
|Newspaper circulation*||51111pt.||Cnn||8,003||.25||Est||Federal Reserve estimates based on annual
circulation data; Alliance for Audited
Media; Editor & Publisher (1972-2014).
|Periodical, book, and other publishers||51112-9||. . .||50,526||1.57||. . .||. . .|
|Book Publishers†||51113||Cnn, Sb, Mnn||19,297||.60||Prod||Fisher quantity index of sales, with model-based
inventory adjustment; Association of American
Publishers (Dollar sales), Bureau of Labor
Statistics (prices), FRB (inventories).
Series begins in 1987. Grouped with periodical
and other non-newspaper publishers and
based on production worker hours for 1972-86.
|Periodicals and other publishers*||51112,4,9||. . .||31,229||.97||. . .||Series begins in 1987. Grouped with book
publishers and based on production worker
hours for 1972-86.
|Periodical Publishers*||51112||Cnn, Sb, Mnn||19,747||.61||Qprod||Deflated revenue; Census Bureau, Bureau
of Labor Statistics (prices). Series begins
in 1987; monthly production worker hours
for 1987-2002. Grouped with books and
other non-newspaper publishers and based
on production worker hours for 1972-86.
|Other publishers*||51114,9||Cnn, Sb, Mnn||11,481||.36||Hrs||Series begins in 1987. Grouped with book
and periodical publishers and based on
production worker hours for 1972-86.
Last Update: March 27, 2019