Distribution of bookstore and online book purchases in the Netherlands 2015-2019

This statistic shows the responses to the survey question: "Do you usually purchase books online or at a bookstore?". As of June 2019, roughly 35 percent of respondents who sometimes buy books, said they usually buy their books via the Internet.

Do you usually purchase books online or at a bookstore?

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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

January 2015 to June 2019

Number of respondents

940**

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

people who buy new books sometimes

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

Original survey question: "Waar koopt u doorgaans het vaakst uw boeken: in een boekwinkel of op het internet?" (English: Where do you usually buy books: at a bookstore or on the Internet?)

The source does not provide any information regarding missing percentage points to 100 percent.

** June 2019 N = 940, January 2019 N = 948, June 2018 N = 936, January 2018 N = 970, June 2017 N = 947, January 2017 N = 951, June 2016 N = 863, January 2016 N = 877, June 2015 N = 918, January 2015 N = 933.

The figures have been taken from several publications.

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