U.S. Periodical Prices—2002

   

from American Libraries

TABLE VII: U.S. Periodicals
(Including Russian Translations)
(85 titles dropped; 76 titles added) (49% of the titles increased in price)
Year Number of Titles Average Price Percentage Increase Index
1984 3,942 72.47 100.0
1985 3,942 80.78 11.5 111.5
1986 3,942 87.38 8.2 120.6
1987 3,942 96.36 10.3 133.0
1988 3,942 105.45 9.4 145.5
1989 3,942 114.07 8.2 157.4
1990 3,942 124.74 9.4 172.1
1991 3,942 138.53 11.1 191.2
1992 3,942 155.93 12.6 215.2
1993 3,941 165.25 6.0 228.0
1994 3,941 179.53 8.6 247.7
1995 3,941 196.57 9.5 271.3
1996 3,941 215.37 9.6 297.2
1997 3,939 237.14 10.1 327.2
1998 3,938 259.69 9.5 358.4
1999 3,937 285.04 9.8 393.3
2000 3,935 311.37 9.2 429.7
2001 3,928 338.23 8.6 466.7
2002 3,919 363.77 7.6 502.0