Kindle Unlimited Funding Increases Slightly in August 2016

Kindle Unlimited Funding Increases Slightly in August 2016 Kindle (platform) Streaming eBooks Amazon announced on Thursday that the funding pool for KDP Select and Kindle Unlimited rose slightly in August 2016, to $15.8 million. That represents an increase of $300k from July 2016, and a new peak for the funding pool.

According to SelfPublisherBibel.de, the per-page royalty dipped slightly in several markets, with the US declining from$0.0048 to $0.0046.

  • US: $0.0046 (USD)
  • Germany: €0.0033 (EUR)
  • France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands: €0.0045 (EUR)
  • Brazil: R$ 0.0111 (BRL)
  • Japan: ¥ 0.5075 (JPY)
  • UK: £0.0031 (GBP)
  • Mexico, Australia, India, Japan, Canada: 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
  • July 2016: $15.5 million
  • August 2016: $15.8 million

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