Books, magazines and comics: regular use by children the UK 2014-2017, by age

Share of children who regularly read books, magazines or comics in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014 to 2017, by age

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Release date

November 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

5-15 years

Special properties

Children aged 5-15

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* n (2014) = 1,660; n (2015) = 1,379; n (2016) = 1,375; n (2017) = 2,776 .
Regarding the survey question the source indicates: "Which of the following do you use almost every day? (prompted responses, multi-coded)"

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