Penetration of e-book consumption in the U.S. 2019l

A February 2019 survey revealed that 20 percent of respondents living in rural areas stated they had read at least one e-book in the previous 12 months. Conversely, 27 percent of Americans living in urban and suburban areas had read an e-book in the same time period.

Share of adults who have read an e-book in the last 12 months in the United States as of February 2019, by urbanity

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 8 to February 7, 2019

Number of respondents

1,052 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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