Penetration of book consumption in the U.S. 2018, by format

Share of adults who have read a book in the last 12 months in the United States as of January 2018, by format

Penetration of book consumption in the U.S. 2018, by format The statistic presents the share of adults who have read a book in the last 12 months in the United States as of January 2018, by format. During the survey, 39 percent of adults stated that they had read print books only in the previous year.
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Share of adults who have read a book in the last 12 months in the United States as of January 2018, by format

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Share of respondents
Read print books only39%
Read both print and digital books29%
Read digital books only7%
Non-book reader24%
Don't know/refused1%
Share of respondents
Read print books only39%
Read both print and digital books29%
Read digital books only7%
Non-book reader24%
Don't know/refused1%
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The statistic presents the share of adults who have read a book in the last 12 months in the United States as of January 2018, by format. During the survey, 39 percent of adults stated that they had read print books only in the previous year.
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