2002 U.S. Periodical Prices, Table 2

TABLE II: Subject Categories Ranked by Annual Subscription
Rank   Percent Increase
1999 2000 2001 2002 Category 2000-1999 2001-2000 2002-2001
12 3 1 1 Russian Translations 10.8 12.7 10.6
7 6 13 2 Sociology and Anthropology 9.7 8.0 10.2
17 17 4 3 Library and Information Sciences 5.5 11.0 9.1
15 20 24 4 Industrial Arts 4.2 1.6 9.0
9 5 2 5 Political Science 10.1 12.3 8.9
4 2 3 5 Psychology 11.0 11.3 8.9
14 14 9 7 Home Economics 6.9 8.8 8.7
1 1 7 8 Medicine 11.1 9.6 8.6
8 9 8 9 Education 8.9 9.2 8.3
16 19 15 10 Literature and Language 4.7 7.7 8.2
3 7 13 11 Chemistry and Physics 9.5 8.0 8.0
6 8 10 12 Engineering 9.0 8.7 7.9
13 11 16 13 Business and Economics 7.8 7.5 7.8
5 4 12 13 Mathematics, etc. 10.7 8.2 7.8
20 18 18 15 History 5.4 6.2 7.7
18 12 17 16 Philosophy and Religion 7.6 6.6 7.5
11 16 5 17 Labor and Industrial Relations 6.6 10.6 6.9
23 25 23 18 Law 1.2 2.1 6.5
2 10 11 18 Zoology 8.4 8.5 6.5
10 13 5 20 Agriculture 7.1 10.6 6.4
21 22 21 21 Physical Education and Recreation 3.4 4.3 5.6
19 21 20 22 Fine and Applied Arts 3.6 4.7 5.3
21 14 19 22 Journalism and Communications 6.9 5.4 5.3
25 24 25 24 Children’s Periodicals 1.8 1.5 4.1
24 23 22 25 General Interest Periodicals 2.7 3.3 3.5
        U.S. Periodicals Price Index
    Excluding Russian Translations
9.0 8.3 7.9
        U.S. Periodicals Price Index
    Including Russian Translations
9.2 8.6 7.6

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