Reasons for choosing a book in France 2019

This statistic represents purchase incentives for books among consumers in France in 2019. It reveals that for almost 90 percent of respondents, a recommendation from someone close to them could persuade them to purchase a book in particular.

Main reasons for choosing a book to read in France in 2019

Share of respondents
Recommendation from someone close to you87%
Desire to read a book from an author that you appreciate87%
Recommendation from a journalist, a critic64%
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

January 11-22, 2019

Number of respondents

785 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

people who choose the book they will purchase before going to a point of sale

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What can make you want to purchase a book in particular before going to the point of sale?"

Respondents could cite several purchase incentives.

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Statistics on "Books in France"

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