E-book consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018, by paid and free

Were the e-books you consumed paid or free?

by Katrin Kienast, last edited Sep 6, 2018
E-book consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018, by paid and free This statistic presents data on e-book consumption, by paid or free accessing, among e-book consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) from August 2012 to May 2018, in eight survey waves. As of the most recent survey wave, ending May 2018, 52 percent of those who consumed e-books did so entirely for free.
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Were the e-books you consumed paid or free?

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100% PaidMix of Paid and Free100% Free
August to October 201250%19%31%
November 2012 to January 201348%26%26%
March to May 201349%20%31%
March to May 201547%22%31%
March to May 201640%22%38%
March to May 201746%19%36%
March to May 201831%17%52%
100% PaidMix of Paid and Free100% Free
August to October 201250%19%31%
November 2012 to January 201348%26%26%
March to May 201349%20%31%
March to May 201547%22%31%
March to May 201640%22%38%
March to May 201746%19%36%
March to May 201831%17%52%
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by Katrin Kienast, last edited Sep 6, 2018
This statistic presents data on e-book consumption, by paid or free accessing, among e-book consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) from August 2012 to May 2018, in eight survey waves. As of the most recent survey wave, ending May 2018, 52 percent of those who consumed e-books did so entirely for free.
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