Kindle Unlimited Payout, Funding Jumps in June 2016

Kindle Unlimited Payout, Funding Jumps in June 2016 Kindle Streaming eBooks Amazon announced on Friday that funding for Kindle Unlimited rose in June 2016, to $15.4 million. That represents a slight but noticeable increase of $100k from May 2016, and a new peak for the funding pool.

Reports from authors show that the per-page royalty rate also rose in June in most markets. The US rate rose to just under a half a cent per page, and almost every market except Germany saw a similar increase.

  • US: $0.0049 (USD)
  • UK: £0.0031 (GBP)
  • Germany: €0.00333 (EUR)
  • France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands: €0.00489 (EUR)
  • Brazil: R$ 0.0113 (BRL)
  • Mexico: $0.8191 (MXP)
  • Canada: $0.0048 (CAD)
  • Japan: ¥ 0.87 (JPY)
  • Australia, India: no data

P.S. Here's a list of the monthly funding pools. It does not include the bonuses paid out each month.

  • May 2014: $1.2 million
  • June 2014: $1.2 million
  • July 2014: $2.5 million (Kindle Unlimited launches early in the month)
  • August 2014: $4.7 million
  • September 2014: $5 million
  • October 2014: $5.5 million
  • November 2014: $6.5 million
  • December 2014: $7.25 million
  • January 2015 - $8.5 million
  • February 2015: $8 million
  • March 2015: $9.3 million
  • April 2015: $9.8 million
  • May 2015: $10.8 million
  • June 2015: $11.3 million
  • July 2015: $11.5 million
  • August 2015: $11.8 million
  • September 2015: $12 million
  • October 2015: $12.4 million
  • November 2015: $12.7 million
  • December 2015: $13.5 million
  • January 2016: $15 million
  • February 2016: $14 million
  • March 2016: $14.9 million
  • April 2016: $14.9 million
  • May 2016: $15.3 Million
  • June 2016: $15.4 Million

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6 Comments

  1. Greg Strandberg18 July, 2016

    So glad I got out.

    Reply
  2. […] Amazon has been paying royalties for ebooks loaned through KDP Select in Japan, but that was through the Kindle Owners lending Library, a program which let Kindle-owning Prime […]

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  3. Arthur15 August, 2016

    How to claim the royalty from KENP?

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder15 August, 2016

      I’m not sure what you mean. Amazon should just pay it to you monthly.

      Reply
  4. […] Unlimited rose slightly in July 2016, to $15.5 million. That represents an increase of $100k from June 2016, and a new peak for the funding […]

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