E-book readers in French-speaking Belgium 2016-2018, by e-book platform

From which platform do you download your e-books? In the French-speaking parts of Belgium, three platforms lead the market since 2016.

An e-book reader living in the French-speaking areas of Belgium would probably be downloading his or her books from one of these three platforms: Amazon, Google Play or iBooks.

Since 2016, Amazon was the leading platform, used by roughly two-thirds of the Belgian French-speaking readers. That same year, the average budget of e-book readers in these parts of Belgium was estimated at around 70 euros.

Share of e-book readers in the French-speaking parts of Belgium from 2016 to 2018, by download platform

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Release date

June 2018



Survey time period

2016 to 2018

Number of respondents

195 (2018)

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

e-book readers who have bought at least one e-book

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Pour vos achats de livres numériques, quels sont vos canaux privilégiés?" (English: What are your favorite platforms to buy e-books?)

* Google Play replaces Google Books in the 2018 report

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