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Kindle Unlimited Payout Holds Steady as Funding Pool Jumps to $14.9 Million

6988272680_97102f42c6_bAmazon reported on Friday that Kindle Unlimited funding was up again in March 2016, to $14.9 million. This was up slightly from February, but also less than the $15 million (plus bonuses) paid out in January 2016.

In spite of the increase in funding, the per-page rate held steady at $0.00478 per KENPC page read in March, 2016, ever so slightly down from the rate of $0.00479 paid in February 2016.

That’s the rate for the US market; here are the rates for a few other countries:

  • UK: £0.00303 (GBP).
  • France Spain, Italy, Netherlands: €o.00474 (EUR)
  • Canada: $0.0047 per page (CAD)
  • Brazil: R$ 0.01140 (BRL)
  • India: 0.1 per page (INR)
  • Mexico: $0.7947 (MXP)
  • Japan: 0,8178 (JPY)

I do not have data for all KU markets, and there’s also conflicting reports for the rate in Germany (€o.00333, and 0.0047).

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

ChrisMcMullen, SelfPublisherBibel.de

image by Philip Taylor

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Matthias Matting 17 April, 2016 um 3:10 pm

In Germany, it’s € 0,0033296 or €0,00333.

Nate Hoffelder 17 April, 2016 um 3:14 pm

I rounded up.


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