“school books, for teens, Detective stories, Religious texts and literature: Lombardy is still the leading region in Italy for the production of works with 24.296 titles published in 2016, approximately 28 percent of the national total”. He writes a note published on the site www.lombardiaspeciale.regione.lombardia.it. “Even more important numbers related to circulation: Lombardy is over 50 percent of the national total with 72.751.000 copies of 128.825.000 nationally. Second place, both titles both for circulation, placing the Piedmont (respectively 6mila and 20 millions) and Lazio (7.800 9milioni of titles and circulation).
It’ what emerges from the Istat data for the year 2016. As for the kinds more’ Lombardia published in the first place there are the adult works (20.145), followed by those for boys (2.309) and those dedicated to the school (1.843). The province piu’ Active are Milan 21.874 Securities products and 67 million circulation, Roma (7.522 titles and 8,8 millions of copies) and Turin (4.856 titles and 17 millions of copies)”, the statement said. The Lombardy also has the highest number of publishers: 373 its 1.775. Most are small reality’ Publishers (143), followed by medium-sized publishers (101) and the department (66), while 63 They have not produced any text in 2016. In second place in the national rankings there’ Lazio (300 publishers) followed by Piedmont (157). The province more’ active in Italy is Milan (246) followed by Rome (278) from Turin (111)”. The Lombardy also holds from the point of view of readers, that in 2016 They fell nationally from passing 42 percent of population 6 and over the 2015 to the 40,5 percent in 2016. The first region by population is well above the national average with 48,9 percent of the people who read at least one book in the last twelve months, the 38,8 who has read 1 a 3 and the 17,1 percent who read more than 12 in the last year. The photograph taken by Istat shows, also, that the major players are women and children among 11 e i 14 years and the propensity for reading affect much the level of education: the 73,6 percent of graduates law against 48,9 percent of graduates. Even the example of parents and’ important: the 69,7 percent of children between 6 e i 18 years with both parents readers said they had read at least one book in the past 12 months, against the 30,8 percent of children of parents who do not read”, the text explains.