Reasons for reading e-books in Germany 2019

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the most important reasons for reading e-books in Germany from 2016 to 2019. In 2019, over 85 percent of respondents stated they read e-books because they are always available.

For which of the following reasons do you read e-books?

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

2016 to 2019; Autumn each year

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

e-book readers

Supplementary notes

The source gives no information on the exact survey period.
Individual figures were taken from earlier publications.

Shown are the top-5 answers for 2016 and 2017. A selection for 2018 and 2019.

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