E-book consumption in the UK 2012-2018, by frequency

The statistic presents data on e-book consumption among internet users in the United Kingdom as of eight survey waves running between August 2012 and March 2018. As of wave eight, ending March 2018, 19 percent of respondents reported ever having consumed e-books by downloading, accessing or streaming, compared to 11 percent that reported having consumed e-books in the three months previous to survey.

Have you consumed e-books?*

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Sources

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

* Consumed includes streaming, accessing and downloading.
** 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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