Data about digital media, include Internet penetration and mobile penetration, plus eReader and Magazine website listings (where available).
From FIPP's release (5-Dec-2014):
Magazines, now and the future
Globally, total magazine revenue will resume growth in 2015. Although there was still a decline in 2013 (-0.7% compared to 2012), in 2015, the magazine publishing industry will reverse years of decline to record 0.2% year-on-year growth as overall digital gains outweigh falling print revenue. In 2016, total magazine revenue will reach US$97.3 billion, up from US$97.1 billion in 2013.
Digital magazine circulation revenue will see the fastest growth. Global digital magazine circulation revenue will rise at 43.4% year-on-year reaching US$5.2 billion in 2016. As companies see more success in turning digital magazine consumption from free-of-charge websites to paid-for digital editions, digital will move from accounting for 4% of total consumer magazine circulation revenue in 2013 to 11% in 2016.
Currently advertising is centered on magazine websites, but, as digital circulations increase, electronic editions will become increasingly popular for advertisers. In 2013 total digital advertising accounted for US$8.4 billion, 17% of total advertising revenue. Global digital magazine advertising revenue will be US$13.4 billion in 2016, which means more than a quarter of total advertising revenue (27%).
Emerging economies such as China, India, Russia and South Africa will see the fastest growth in B2B magazines. As businesses in all types of economies look to grow and increase market share, both advertisers and readers will find their way towards B2B magazines and therefore increase total revenue.
The report is compiled by FIPP and contributions from industry experts include ZenithOptimedia, PwC and regional and local associations, publishers and agencies. It also includes the FIPP monitor of cross-border launches.
For anyone in media and advertising who needs to know about international magazine markets and a database with some basic data, resources, and contacts, this 11th compendium has it all (for 46 countries, and what is available).
The Digital + Printed edition' of FIPP's World Magazine Trends 2014-2015 is available now. The Excel edition is promised for delivery on January 15, 2015.
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World Magazine Trends 2015: CEE Region (II.)
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