Reading motivation among book readers in France 2015, by gender

Four main motives for reading books among French readers as of 2015, by gender

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 16, 2015
Reading motivation among book readers in France 2015, by gender This statistic display results of a survey concerning readers' motivation for reading books in France as of 2015, by gender. It reveals that men and women had different reasons for reading books. Indeed, 32 percent of male readers stated that they read books to deepen their knowledge, whereas only 14 percent of women did so. In contrast, the share of women who declared they read books to enjoy themselves was three points higher than among men.
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Four main motives for reading books among French readers as of 2015, by gender

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Deepen one's knowledgeEnjoy oneselfA way to relaxA way to escape
Men32%19%13%9%
Women14%22%20%19%
Deepen one's knowledgeEnjoy oneselfA way to relaxA way to escape
Men32%19%13%9%
Women14%22%20%19%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 16, 2015
This statistic display results of a survey concerning readers' motivation for reading books in France as of 2015, by gender. It reveals that men and women had different reasons for reading books. Indeed, 32 percent of male readers stated that they read books to deepen their knowledge, whereas only 14 percent of women did so. In contrast, the share of women who declared they read books to enjoy themselves was three points higher than among men.
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