Average number of books read by the French 2016-2017

Taking into account your vacation readings and comics, but excluding your professional readings and the books read to children, how many paper or digital books did you read in the last twelve months?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 22, 2017
Average number of books read by the French 2016-2017 This graph illustrates the results of a survey regarding reading habits of the French in 2016/2017. The results of this study show that about 20 percent of respondents said they were "small readers", meaning that they had read between one and four books in the 12 months preceding the survey.
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Taking into account your vacation readings and comics, but excluding your professional readings and the books read to children, how many paper or digital books did you read in the last twelve months?

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Share of respondents
Great reader (20+ books)28%
Medium reader (5 to 19 books)41%
Small reader (from 1 to 4 books)22%
Non-reader (0 book)9%
Share of respondents
Great reader (20+ books)28%
Medium reader (5 to 19 books)41%
Small reader (from 1 to 4 books)22%
Non-reader (0 book)9%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 22, 2017
This graph illustrates the results of a survey regarding reading habits of the French in 2016/2017. The results of this study show that about 20 percent of respondents said they were "small readers", meaning that they had read between one and four books in the 12 months preceding the survey.
Show more
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