Survey on interest in e-books among non-readers in Germany 2013-2019

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the development of interest in e-books in Germany from 2013 to 2019. In 2019, roughly 35 percent of respondents that did not use e-books stated they could imagine reading e-books in the future.

Can you imagine reading e-books in the future?

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

2013 to 2019

Age group

16 years and older (up to 2017: 14 years and older)

Special properties

Non-users of e-books

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Individual figures were taken from earlier publications.
This question was worded as follows: "Would you read e-books in the future, regardless the device?"
* No data available for 2017 to 2019.

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