Average number of books purchased in the Netherlands 2019, by type

This statistic shows the responses to the survey question: "How many books do you usually buy annually?" As of January 2019, respondents taking part in this survey on average bought three second-hand paper books per year. This was more than the average purchase of e-books, of which they only bought 2.6 units on average annually.

How many books do you usually buy annually?*

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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

January 4, 2019 to January 10, 2019

Number of respondents

1,208 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: Hoeveel boeken koopt u gemiddeld per jaar? (English: "How many books do you buy on average in a year?")

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