Purposes of reading books in France 2015, by age group

This statistic represents the purpose of reading of book readers in France as of the first quarter of 2015, by age group. It reveals that the share of people who read books as a hobby was over 30 points higher among people aged 25 to 34 than among people aged 15 to 24.

Purposes of reading books in France in 2015, by age group

For workIt's a hobbyBoth
15-24 years23%40%36%
25-34 years7%72%21%
35-49 years4%77%19%
50-64 years5%77%18%
65 years and older2%89%9%
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Source

Release date

March 2015

Region

France

Survey time period

February 3 to 11, 2015

Number of respondents

938 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

book readers

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

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