Penetration of book consumption in the U.S. 2011-2018

Share of adults who have read a book in any format in the last 12 months in the United States from 2011 to 2018

Penetration of book consumption in the U.S. 2011-2018 This graph illustrates the share of adults who have read a book in any format in the last 12 months in the United States from 2011 to 2018. During the survey in 2018, 74 percent of respondents stated that they had read a book in any format in the previous year.
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Share of adults who have read a book in any format in the last 12 months in the United States from 2011 to 2018

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Share of respondents
201874%
201673%
201572%
201476%
201274%
201179%
Share of respondents
201874%
201673%
201572%
201476%
201274%
201179%
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This graph illustrates the share of adults who have read a book in any format in the last 12 months in the United States from 2011 to 2018. During the survey in 2018, 74 percent of respondents stated that they had read a book in any format in the previous year.
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