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KDP Reports Beta

Check out KDP Reports beta at kdpreports.amazon.com to get better insight into how much you earn from your books.



Benefits of the new reports

The new KDP reports improve upon the existing ones by allowing you to:

  • Use the Dashboard to see how your books are performing
  • Display data for more than one book on a single graph so you can compare books and see title-level trends
  • Choose to see graphs as a line or bar chart
  • Estimate your monthly royalties in a single currency of your choice
  • Estimate your monthly royalties from KU and KOLL before the KDP Select Global Fund is announced for that month
  • Use your phone and other mobile devices to view reports


Reports overview

Page What it shows you
Dashboard
  • Your sales, KENP read, and estimated royalties for today
  • Your top-earning books for today
  • The source of your estimated royalties for the current month, by format and marketplace
Sales report How many times your book was ordered (paid and free) on Amazon
KENP Read report Kindle Edition Normalized Pages (KENP) read, which determines the royalties you earn from KU and KOLL
Royalties Estimator
  • Estimated royalties earned from eBook and paperback sales in a single currency. The exchange rate at the time of payment will be different, so the estimate won't exactly match what you're paid.
  • Estimated royalties earned through KU and KOLL before the KDP Select Global Fund is announced. This is only an estimate and won't match your actual earnings.


Frequently asked questions

How do I get the new reports?

Go to kdpreports.amazon.com. Bookmark this link to save it for later and access reports whenever you need them. You can also access KDP Reports beta from the Reports tab in your KDP account.



How far back does the data go?

Daily data for Sales and KENP Read are available from January 1, 2018 to the present. You can see up to 90 days of data at a time. The Royalties Estimator shows an estimate for the current month, and, if applicable, last month, depending on if the KDP Select Global Fund amount has been announced.



How can I filter the data?

You can filter the Sales, KENP Read, and Royalties Estimator data using the drop-down menus at the top of the page.

For sales data on a specific book, use the "Books" filter or click the book's cover image in the carousel below the graph. By default, the carousel shows your 10 top-earning books. If you have more than 10 books, they're grouped into "other books." Don't see a specific book? You can choose any book you want from the "Books" filter to see its sales and KENP Read.



How often is the data updated?

The reports data is updated when eBook orders are placed and when paperback orders are shipped.

However, here are some things to keep in mind:

  • It may take extra time for reports to reflect unfulfilled orders, such as cancellations, returns, and customer credit card failures.
  • It may take 24 to 48 hours for your estimated royalties to catch up to your sales data. This is because royalties appear only after payment is recorded.
  • If your book is enrolled in KDP Select, data is updated as new pages are read by customers who borrow your book from KU and KOLL.
  • For Expanded Distribution, data is updated at the end of the month following the month in which the sale occurred.
  • Totals are calculated based on the time zone where orders are recorded (e.g., GMT for Amazon.co.uk).


How often are currency exchange rates updated?

For past months, we use the exchange rate on the last day of the month. For the current month, we use today's exchange rate.



How are royalties estimated for Kindle Unlimited (KU) and the Kindle Owners' Lending Library (KOLL)?

If your book is enrolled in KDP Select, you can estimate royalties earned from KU and KOLL before we announce the KDP Select Global Fund. You can estimate using the KENP Rate from the last time the KDP Select Global Fund was announced, or you can estimate based on an increase or decrease. The KENP Rate changes every month, so your actual royalties when the fund is announced will differ from your estimation.



What is Kindle Edition Normalized Page (KENP) Rate? How is it calculated?

KENP Rate is the amount we pay per page read from KU and KOLL. We announce the KDP Select Global Fund amount for the prior month near the 15th of the following month. For example, the September fund amount will be announced around October 15. The KENP Rate is the total fund amount for a given marketplace divided by the total KENP read in that marketplace for that month.



What KENP Rate should I choose for my royalty estimate?

Many authors use the previous month's KENP Rate to estimate royalties earned from KU and KOLL. You can also assume an increase (or decrease) to see a range of outcomes.



My actual earnings don’t match my estimated royalties. Why?

The Royalties Estimator won’t match your actual earnings because it estimates based on factors that change over time. Your estimated royalties are based on exchange rates, which fluctuate and will be different at the time of payment. If your book is enrolled in KDP Select, your estimated royalties from KU and KOLL are based on KENP Rate, which changes monthly.

For an official record of your earnings, please see your Prior Months’ Royalties and Payments reports under the Reports tab.



Can I still use my old reports?

You can still access all the existing reports from the Reports tab, where you can continue to download all reports, just as you always have.



Why aren't all the reports included? Will you be adding them?

The new reports will eventually include all the information that is currently shown in KDP reports. We started with the reports that authors use the most to get feedback and make the new reports even better.


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