Survey on preferred reading methods among women in Finland 2017 by age group

This statistic shows the results of a survey on preferred reading methods among women in Finland in 2017, by age group. In 2017, over 70 percent of the respondents in all groups stated that they read only print books. The share amounted to 82 percent among women aged 50 to 75. None of the respondents read solely e-books.
According to a survey, the most popular fiction book genres among women in Finland in 2017 were thriller and romance. Female non-fiction readers, on the other hand, were particularly into hobby and health-related topics as well as biographies.

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Survey time period

February 2017 to March 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

15-74 years

Special properties

female respondents who read fiction and non-fiction

Supplementary notes

* The number of respondents for each age group was as follows:
15 to 20 years: n=231
30 to 49 years: n=301
50 to 75 years: n=422

The source does not provide the original wording of the question posed during the survey. The wording of the question chosen for this statistic may therefore differ slightly from the original.

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