Number of digital and print books read annually in France 2019

This statistic represents the average number of digital and print books read by people in France in the last twelve months previous to a survey conducted in January 2019. It shows that respondents read roughly four digital books on average annually.

Average number of books read annually in France as of February 2019, by format

Number of books*
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

January 11-22, 2019

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* The statistic shows the number of books read in the 12 months previous to survey.

This question was phrased by the source as follows, "Taking into account the books you read during your holidays as well as comics, but excluding professional reading and the books you read to your children, how many books did you read on average?"

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