Main reasons given for enjoying reading in England 2013

Why do you say that you enjoy reading?*

Main reasons given for enjoying reading in England 2013 This statistic displays the main reasons given for enjoying reading in England in 2013. Of respondents, 17 percent reported enjoying reading because it was relaxing and therapeutic, while 15 percent enjoyed reading for educational reasons.
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Why do you say that you enjoy reading?*

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Share of respondents
Escapism, lose yourself21%
Relaxing, therapeutic17%
Educational/learn15%
Enjoy for its own sake11%
Share of respondents
Escapism, lose yourself21%
Relaxing, therapeutic17%
Educational/learn15%
Enjoy for its own sake11%
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This statistic displays the main reasons given for enjoying reading in England in 2013. Of respondents, 17 percent reported enjoying reading because it was relaxing and therapeutic, while 15 percent enjoyed reading for educational reasons.
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Release date
March 2014
Region
United Kingdom (England)
Survey time period
August 2013
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
* The original survey question was: "Why do you say that?" (Overall, main reasons given)
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