Preferred reading genres of consumers in the United Kingdom 2017

Crime and thriller top the ranking of the most read genres amongst the UK public in 2017. This might have something to do with the human nature because people inherently want the good guys to win against the bad ones. Combine it with a confirmed gripping plot of a crime novel and almost 70% of the UK public prefer this topic while choosing their favorite e-book.
This is according to the Statista survey on e-books in the United Kingdom 2017 which also shows that more than one third of the respondents read fantasy on a regular basis.
Romance is another favorite topic amongst the eBook readers but unlike their US counterparts , more people in the United Kingdom read history on a regular basis.
Consumers in the United Kingdom strongly depend on Kindle when it comes to access their favorite eBook. An Amazon e-bookstore, it is a household name amongst the consumers with almost 70% of them using different models of it to access their favorite e-book.

Which genres do you read on a regular basis?

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Number of respondents

1,002 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

residential population, who reads in their free time and spent money on a book within the last 12 months

Supplementary notes

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