Borrowing books at library by 55+ individuals in the Netherlands 2016, by frequency

This statistic shows the results of a survey on how often 55+ readers borrow a book at the library in the Netherlands in 2016, by frequency. The original survey question was: "How often do you borrow a book at the library?". As of 2016, roughly ten percent of the Dutch respondents of 55 years and older said that borrow books at the library one or two times a year.

How often do you borrow a book at the library?*

Book borrowing frequencyShare of respondents
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Release date

April 2016



Survey time period

March 29, 2016 to April 5, 2016

Number of respondents

374 respondents

Age group

55 years and older

Special properties

respondents who sometimes visit the library

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source in Dutch as follows: "Hoe vaak komt u gemiddeld in de bibliotheek om een (of meerdere) boek(en) te lenen?".

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