Preference for e-books or printed books in Germany 2016

This statistic shows the results of a Statista survey regarding the preference for printed books or e-books in Germany in 2016. That year, 32 percent of readers surveyed stated they read only printed books.

Do you mostly read e-books or printed books?

Share of respondents
Only e-books2%
Mostly e-books12%
Both equally often24%
Mostly printed books30%
Only printed books32%
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Source

Release date

January 2017

Region

Germany

Survey time period

December 15-23, 2016

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

readers of e-books/printed books

Method of interview

Online survey

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