U.S. Periodical Prices 2002, Table 3

TABLE III: Average of Annual Subscription Price Percent Change by Broad Subject Category 1993-2002 (Excluding Russian Translations)
Category 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Change
GENERAL INTEREST AND CHILDREN’S PERIODICALS
    General Interest Periodicals 3.4 4.7 2.8 2.4 3.4 3.8 2.5 2.7 3.3 3.5 3.3
    Children's Periodicals 1.8 3.0 4.3 1.6 6.6 4.6 2.2 1.8 1.5 4.1 3.2
HUMANITIES
    Fine and Applied Arts 2.2 6.8 4.1 3.2 3.7 4.1 4.7 3.6 4.7 5.3 4.2
    Literature and Language 4.7 6.0 5.2 5.6 5.8 7.0 6.5 4.7 7.7 8.2 6.1
    Philosophy and Religion 5.2 6.4 6.5 6.7 6.8 5.9 5.2 7.6 6.6 7.5 6.4
SOCIAL SCIENCES
    Business and Economics 4.1 8.3 7.1 8.8 11.2 6.6 8.3 7.8 7.5 7.8 7.8
    Education 4.5 6.1 8.2 7.5 9.7 9.1 9.7 8.9 9.2 8.3 8.1
    History -1.9 6.0 6.3 6.1 6.8 5.7 4.5 5.4 6.2 7.7 5.3
    Journalism and Communications 10.5 5.6 7.4 6.1 7.5 6.2 4.3 6.9 5.4 5.3 6.5
    Labor and Industrial Relations 9.4 7.5 4.0 5.2 7.6 7.3 8.8 6.6 10.6 6.9 7.4
    Law 21.3 3.6 2.9 5.4 3.7 5.0 2.8 1.2 2.1 6.5 5.5
    Library and Information Sciences 2.3 3.7 7.8 6.6 7.6 10.4 5.4 5.5 11.0 9.1 6.9
    Physical Education and Recreation 5.4 4.6 5.4 5.2 4.4 5.4 4.3 3.4 4.3 5.6 4.8
    Political Science 15.2 7.5 10.6 10.3 6.7 9.8 9.6 10.1 12.3 8.9 10.1
    Psychology 7.9 9.6 10.9 11.1 10.5 10.7 11.2 11.0 11.3 8.9 10.3
    Sociology and Anthropology 6.4 9.5 8.9 9.5 8.5 9.8 10.2 9.7 8.0 10.2 9.1
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Agriculture 7.5 7.3 8.8 8.1 7.9 9.8 8.9 7.1 10.6 6.4 8.2
    Chemistry and Physics 10.2 12.0 13.3 12.9 10.4 11.0 12.0 9.5 8.0 8.0 10.7
    Engineering -6.6 8.7 10.5 14.6 10.3 12.2 10.4 9.0 8.7 7.9 8.6
    Home Economics 2.9 6.3 5.0 7.1 7.0 1.5 7.7 6.9 8.8 8.7 6.2
    Industrial Arts 7.5 5.5 4.7 6.2 7.1 5.6 7.3 4.2 1.6 9.0 5.9
    Mathematics, etc. 2.4 12.8 13.7 10.8 11.0 10.7 11.0 10.7 8.2 7.8 9.9
    Medicine 4.5 11.4 12.8 13.3 12.4 13.7 13.8 11.1 9.6 8.6 11.12
    Zoology 11.0 10.8 9.6 12.4 12.8 13.9 12.6 8.4 8.5 6.5 10.7
U.S. PERIODICALS PRICE INDEX
    Excluding Russian Translations
5.5 9.6 10.4 10.8 9.9 10.3 10.4 9.0 8.3 7.9 9.2

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