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E-book downloading in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018, by frequency The statistic presents data on e-book downloading among internet users in the United Kingdom as of multiple survey waves running between August 2012 and March 2018. As of survey wave eight, ending March 2018, 14 percent of respondents reported ever having downloaded an e-book, compared to 9 percent that reported having downloaded an e-book in the three months previous to survey.
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Ever donePast three months
August to October 201214%11%
November 2012 to January 201316%13%
March to May 201314%11%
March to May 201515%11%
March to May 201615%10%
March 201716%10%
March 201814%9%
Ever donePast three months
August to October 201214%11%
November 2012 to January 201316%13%
March to May 201314%11%
March to May 201515%11%
March to May 201615%10%
March 201716%10%
March 201814%9%
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The statistic presents data on e-book downloading among internet users in the United Kingdom as of multiple survey waves running between August 2012 and March 2018. As of survey wave eight, ending March 2018, 14 percent of respondents reported ever having downloaded an e-book, compared to 9 percent that reported having downloaded an e-book in the three months previous to survey.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
August 2012 to March 2018
Number of respondents
4,526*
Age group
12 years and older
Special properties
among internet users
Supplementary notes
* Base of most recent survey wave (Wave 8). Base varied by wave: n (W2) = 4,728; n (W3) = 4,708; n (W4) = 4,673; n(W5) = 4,552, n(W6) = 4,670, n(W7) = 4,573.
Online (CAWI) and face-to-face (CAPI) surveys were used.
The source does not provide detailed information regarding the question. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.
Data for waves previous to Wave 8 published earlier by the source.

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