Magazine reading occasions in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012

This statistic ranks occasions in which UK respondents reported reading a magazine in 2012. The most popular magazine reading occasion was when at home alone. Ten percent of respondents reported reading magazines just before going to bed.

Occasions when respondents read magazines in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012

Share of respondents
When I'm home alone22%
When I've got a couple of hours to spare18%
When I've got 10 minutes to spare17%
When I'm on the bus/ train/ plane14%
When I'm waiting for people/ things to happen12%
Just before I go to bed10%
A break at work/ school (e.g. lunchtime)9%
When I'm travelling in a car as a passenger7%
In the bathroom7%
When with family7%
When I'm out and about4%
Straight after work/ college4%
When I'm at work/ school4%
First thing in the morning4%
When with friends3%
When I'm doing other things3%
I do this at another time of day6%
I do not do this activity34%
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Release date

November 2012


United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 2012

Number of respondents

1,298 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

nationally representative

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