Book readers in the U.S. 2019, by ethnicity

Results from a survey held in 2019 showed that 65 percent of Black respondents had read at least one book in the previous 12 months, whereas book consumption among Hispanic Americans was six percent lower. Non-Hispanic White adults were the most likely group to have read a print or digital book in the last year.

Share of adults who have read a book in any format in the last 12 months in the United States in 2019, by ethnicity

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 8 to February 7, 2019

Number of respondents

1,502 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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