U.S. Periodical Prices—2002

   

from American Libraries

TABLE VII: General Interest Periodicals
(7 titles dropped; 7 titles added) (23% of the titles increased in price)
Year Number of Titles Average Price Percentage Increase Index
1984 181 27.90 100.0
1985 181 26.41 -5.3 94.7
1986 181 26.95 2.0 96.6
1987 181 27.79 3.1 99.6
1988 181 28.29 1.8 101.4
1989 181 29.69 5.0 106.4
1990 181 31.24 5.2 112.0
1991 181 32.25 3.2 115.6
1992 181 34.56 7.2 123.9
1993 181 35.73 3.4 128.1
1994 181 37.39 4.7 134.0
1995 181 38.45 2.8 137.8
1996 181 39.37 2.4 141.1
1997 185 40.72 3.4 146.0
1998 185 42.26 3.8 151.5
1999 185 43.32 2.5 155.3
2000 185 44.48 2.7 159.4
2001 185 45.96 3.3 164.7
2002 185 47.57 3.5 170.5