Preferred literary genres for reading in Spain as of December 2014

Which of the following literary genres do you prefer reading?

Preferred literary genres for reading in Spain as of December 2014 This statistic shows the preferred literary genres for reading in Spain, based on a survey carried out in December 2014. Almost a quarter of respondents stated that their favorite genre for reading was historical novels. Just under three percent claimed that essays were their genre of choice.
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Which of the following literary genres do you prefer reading?

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Share of respondents
Historical novels23.6%
Novels in general17.9%
Adventure novels9.1%
Crime novels7.6%
Popular informative books7.4%
Sentimental, romance novels6.1%
Science fiction4.4%
Fantasy novels3.7%
Biographies3.5%
Others3.4%
Essays2.9%
Tales, short stories2.4%
Self-help1.9%
Poetry1.7%
Cooking books1.4%
Traveling books0.9%
Comics0.6%
Theater0.6%
Share of respondents
Historical novels23.6%
Novels in general17.9%
Adventure novels9.1%
Crime novels7.6%
Popular informative books7.4%
Sentimental, romance novels6.1%
Science fiction4.4%
Fantasy novels3.7%
Biographies3.5%
Others3.4%
Essays2.9%
Tales, short stories2.4%
Self-help1.9%
Poetry1.7%
Cooking books1.4%
Traveling books0.9%
Comics0.6%
Theater0.6%
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This statistic shows the preferred literary genres for reading in Spain, based on a survey carried out in December 2014. Almost a quarter of respondents stated that their favorite genre for reading was historical novels. Just under three percent claimed that essays were their genre of choice.
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