Attitudes towards reading among young people in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014-2016

Attitudes towards reading among young people in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2016

Attitudes towards reading among young people in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014-2016 This statistic displays attitudes towards reading held by young people in the United Kingdom from 2014 to 2016. In 2016, 82 percent of school children aged 8 to 16 agreed with the statement that "the more they read, the better they become," whereas 34 percent of school children only read when they gave to.
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Attitudes towards reading among young people in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2016

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201420152016
The more I read, the better I become82%80.1%82%
If I am a good reader it means that I’ll get a better job when I grow up54%54.6%60.4%
I prefer watching TV to reading55.2%54.3%-
Reading is cool40.2%42.4%48.4%
I cannot find things to read that interest me30.3%30.8%36.7%
I do not read as well as other pupils in my class30.1%29.3%31.8%
I only read when I have to27.6%27.9%34%
My parents don’t care whether I spend any time reading24.3%25.3%-
I would be embarrassed if my friends saw me read17.2%16.5%-
Reading is more for girls than boys11.3%10.1%-
201420152016
The more I read, the better I become82%80.1%82%
If I am a good reader it means that I’ll get a better job when I grow up54%54.6%60.4%
I prefer watching TV to reading55.2%54.3%-
Reading is cool40.2%42.4%48.4%
I cannot find things to read that interest me30.3%30.8%36.7%
I do not read as well as other pupils in my class30.1%29.3%31.8%
I only read when I have to27.6%27.9%34%
My parents don’t care whether I spend any time reading24.3%25.3%-
I would be embarrassed if my friends saw me read17.2%16.5%-
Reading is more for girls than boys11.3%10.1%-
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This statistic displays attitudes towards reading held by young people in the United Kingdom from 2014 to 2016. In 2016, 82 percent of school children aged 8 to 16 agreed with the statement that "the more they read, the better they become," whereas 34 percent of school children only read when they gave to.
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