Dividend history

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Reed Elsevier PLC 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Interim dividend (pence) 4.1 4.5 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.65 6.00 6.65 7.00
Final dividend (pence) 11.8 13.6 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.9 17.0 17.95 19.0*
Total dividend (pence) 15.90 18.10 20.30 20.40 20.40 21.55 23.0 24.60 26.0*
Reed Elsevier NV 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Interim dividend (€) 0.102 0.114 0.114 0.107 0.109 0.110 0.130 0.132 0.151
Final dividend (€) 0.304 0.311 0.290 0.293 0.303 0.326 0.337 0.374 0.438*
Total dividend (€) 0.406 0.425 0.404 0.400 0.412 0.436 0.467 0.506 0.589*
Reed Elsevier PLC ADR 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Interim dividend ($) 0.308 0.359 0.387 0.351 0.334 0.368 0.378 0.412 0.46398
Final dividend ($) 0.933 1.058 0.984 0.860 0.972 1.003 1.0258 1.20918 **
Total dividend ($) 1.241 1.417 1.371 1.211 1.306 1.371 1.404 1.62118 **
Reed Elsevier NV ADR 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Interim dividend ($) 0.221 0.264 0.284 0.260 0.235 0.268 0.276 0.297 0.39752
Final dividend ($) 0.696 0.820 0.686 0.621 0.731 0.704 0.7357 1.01892 **
Total dividend ($) 0.917 1.084 0.970 0.881 0.966 0.972 1.012 1.31592 **


* Proposed dividend, to be submitted for approval at the respective Annual General Meetings of Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV in April 2015.

** Payment will be determined using the appropriate £/US$ and €/US$ exchange rate on 22 May 2015

Note: The dividend rates shown for Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares and ADRs are gross dividend rates before the deducting of Dutch withholding tax.