Book genres young people like reading in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012

Favourite book genres among young people in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012

Book genres young people like reading in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012 This statistic displays book genres young people enjoyed reading in the United Kingdom in 2012. The most popular genre among school children aged 8 to 16 was comedy, closely followed by adventure, while only 19.7 percent of young people reported liking to read animal stories.
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Favourite book genres among young people in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012

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Share of respondents
Comedy56.3%
Adventure55.2%
Horror43.9%
Crime32.1%
War/spy stories29.3%
Romance27.6%
Science fiction24.6%
Sports stories21.6%
Animal stories19.7%
Share of respondents
Comedy56.3%
Adventure55.2%
Horror43.9%
Crime32.1%
War/spy stories29.3%
Romance27.6%
Science fiction24.6%
Sports stories21.6%
Animal stories19.7%
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This statistic displays book genres young people enjoyed reading in the United Kingdom in 2012. The most popular genre among school children aged 8 to 16 was comedy, closely followed by adventure, while only 19.7 percent of young people reported liking to read animal stories.
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