Reasons for not buying books in bookstores in France 2019

This statistic displays answers to a survey about the reasons for not purchasing books in bookstores in France, as of 2019. According to half of respondents, the main reason for not buying in bookstores was the lack of bookstores in their area of living. Moreover, 29 percent declared that book prices were higher in bookstores than elsewhere.

Why don't you purchase books in bookstores?

Share of respondents
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

January 11-22, 2019

Number of respondents

226 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

people who don't purchase books in bookstores except second-hand

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

Respondents could give several reasons.

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