Nielsen BookData provides weekly bestseller charts to the international press as well as ad-hoc data and insights to support commentary on the global book market.


Our bestseller charts are based on our BookScan data which is gathered in 11 territories: Australia, Brazil, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland. South Africa, Spain and the UK. We are also able to provide information about book production figures.

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Our book charts

Australia #1

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Australian BookScan data is regularly used by The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Sun Herald and Books + Publishing.

Brazil #1

É assim que acaba by Colleen Hoover

In Brazil our data is regularly featured in Publishnews.

India #1

The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

In India our book data is featured in Himalayan Writing Retreat.

Ireland #1

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Irish data is used by The Irish Times, The Sunday Times Ireland, Sunday Independent, Irish Examiner, and Books Ireland.

Italy #1

Il caso Alaska Sanders by Joël Dicker

Italian BookScan data is featured in il Giornale.

Mexico #1

El principito by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

In Mèxico we collaborate periodically with the main newspapers: El universal, Milenio, El Economista. We also collaborate with the Spanish Edition of Publisher Weekly. Occasionally BookScan data is used on TV or radio broadcasts.

New Zealand #1

The Murders at Fleat House by Lucinda Riley

​In New Zealand our data is featured in the Newsroom (Reading Room), Kete Books and Aotearoa NZ.

Poland #1

Empuzjon by Olga Tokarczuk

​Our Polish data is featured in Biblioteka Analiz, Wirtualny Wydawca and Rynek Ksiazki among other places.

South Africa #1

The Official Best Selling K53 Learner’s & Driver’s Manual

BookScan data in South Africa is featured in News24 (Arts24).

Spain #1

El caso Alaska Sanders by Joël Dicker

Our Spanish BookScan data is featured in Publishnews and quoted on national radio and RTVE.

UK #1

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Our BookScan data is featured in The Sunday Times and The Bookseller.