Share of book readers in Norway 2008-2018, by category

This statistic displays the share of book readers in Norway from 2008 to 2018, by category. In 2018, 63 percent of Norwegian respondents stated to have read novels or novellas.

Share of book readers in Norway from 2008 to 2018, by category

Novels / novellasBiography / Memoir Society / politics / art / historyNature / technique / outdoorReligious literatureActing literature/ poetryYouth and children's literatureOther
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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Number of respondents

ca. 2,000

Age group

9-79 years

Special properties

in the leisure time, excl. reading aloud for children

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

Percentage points exceeding 100 percent and missing percentage points to 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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