Book readership in the United States from 2000 to 2012

This timeline presents book readership in the United States from 2002 to 2012. In 2010, 35 percent of respondents stated they read a book the day before.

Did you read a book yesterday?

YearShare of respondents who anwsered "yes"
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Source

Release date

September 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 9 to June 3, 2012

Number of respondents

n = 3,003

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide any figure for 2008.
The original question posed by the source was: "Not including school or work related books, did you spend any time reading a book yesterday?"

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