Kindle Unlimited April 2017 KENP rate shows small fall as KDP fund hovers around record high

The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for authors edged down in April to $0.0045 from $0.0046 in March.

The KDP Select Global fund for April was $17.8 million which was the same as the record high of $17.8 million in January but only a small rise of just $100,000 from $17.7 million in March.

Some of the other international KENP rates for April are:

  • UK: £0.0034 (no change from March)
  • Germany: €0.0031 (down from 0.0031 in March)
  • Japan: ¥0.53 (up from ¥0.51 in March)
  • Canada: C$0.0045 (up from C$0.0045 in March)
  • Australia: AU$0.0039 (down from AU$0.0039 in March)[clear-line]

Dividing the April 2017 fund of $17.8 million by the US KENP rate of $0.0045 gives us a total of around 3.95 billion KENPs read during the month. That’s a slight increase from 3.84 billion KENPs in March.

The US KENP payout figures since KENP v2.0 was introduced are:

2016

  • February: $0.0047
  • March: $0.0047
  • April: $0.0048
  • May: $0.0046
  • June: $0.0049
  • July: $0.0048
  • August: $0.0045
  • September: $0.0049
  • October: $0.0052
  • November: $0.0053
  • December: $0.0052

2017

  • January: $0.0047
  • February: $0.0049
  • March: $0.0046
  • April: $0.0045

The monthly KDP Select global fund totals since KENP v2.0 was introduced are:

2016

  • February: $14 million
  • March: $14.9 million
  • April: $14.9 million
  • May: $15.3 million
  • June: $15.4 million
  • July: $15.5 million
  • August: $15.8 million
  • September: $15.9 million
  • October: $16.2 million
  • November: $16.3 million
  • December: $16.8 million

2017

  • January: $17.8 million
  • February: $16.8 million
  • March: $17.7 million
  • April: $17.8 million

Kindle Unlimited KENP payment for March 2017 falls by 6%