Frequency of book buying in England 2013, by format and sales channel

This statistic displays frequency of buying books in England in 2013, by format and sales channel. Of respondents, 24 percent reported buying paperback or hardback books in a shop every 1 to 6 months, while 10 percent of respondents reported buying an e-book for themselves once or twice a month.

How often do you do each of the following?

Once or twice a weekOnce or twice a monthEvery 1 to 6 monthsEvery 7 to 12 monthsLess oftenNever
Buy paperback or hardback book for yourself in a shop6%18%24%15%12%25%
Buy paperback or hardback book for yourself online2%9%18%8%9%53%
Buy an e-book for yourself7%10%9%2%4%69%
Buy an audiobook for yourself1%1%2%2%4%90%
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Source

Release date

March 2014

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

August 2013

Number of respondents

1,500 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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