Share of French people lacking time to read printed press 2016, by city size

This diagram presents the results of a survey conducted in France in 2016. The present graph shows the distribution of people who felt like they didn't devote enough time to read printed press in France in 2016, depending on the size of their agglomeration of residence. It appears that rural areas or communities had the lowest rate (below 40 percent) of inhabitants who felt that they lacked time to read printed press.

An evolution of the size of the urban and rural populations of France is provided by data from the World Bank. It reveals that approximately 20 percent of the French population lived in rural areas as of 2019.

Distribution of people feeling they don't devote enough time to printed press in France in 2016, by city cize

Share of respondents
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Release date

November 2016



Survey time period

June 2016

Number of respondents

2,213 respondents

Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

Metropolitan France; 2,010 adults and 203 young people

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

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