Canadian parent methods to ensure their kids read over the summer 2017, by age

This statistic shows the share of parents in Canada who ensure that their children and teenagers read over the summer as of February 2017. The findings show that 49 percent of parents of children aged between 6 and 11 years old take books on trips and vacations to ensure their child reads during the summer break, compared to 39 percent of parents who do the same to encourage their 15-17 year olds to read books over summer.

Leading methods used by parents to ensure that their children read over the summer as of February 2017, by child's age

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Release date

May 2017



Survey time period

January 31 to February 6, 2017

Number of respondents

784 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

parents with children aged 6-17

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

For further methodology information please see here:
Questions: Which of the following, if any, are ways in which you try to ensure your child reads books over the summer? Note: The net item is a combination of “Let my child choose books from the school book fair to read over the summer” and “Let my child choose books from an order form that my child’s teacher sends home.”

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