U.S. consumers reasons for purchasing e-books April 2017

The statistic shows the reasons for consumers to purchase e-books or to purchase more e-books in the United States in 2017. During the survey, 52 percent of respondents stated that cheap or cheaper prices for e-books would lead them to purchase (more) e-books.

Reasons given for purchasing (more) e-books by consumers in the United States as of April 2017

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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 4 to April 12, 2017

Number of respondents

932 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

English-speaking residential population, who spent money on print books within the last year

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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