Reading to their child according to category in the United Kingdom in 2017

This survey represents the types of books parents mainly read to their children in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. By far the most popular is to read a mix of both classic and contemporary stories with a total of 68 percent of parents claiming to do so, 79 percent of the parents of children aged 12 to 16. 19 percent of parents of children aged six to 11 state that they mainly like to read classic fairy tales to their child and 18 percent state that they mainly read new stories.

What type of books do you mainly read to your child?

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Source

Release date

March 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

24th to 28th of February 2017

Number of respondents

515 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted amongst a sample of 515 UK parents of children aged 2-16. Total number of respondents for the question was 368.

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