Most important reasons to buy books in the Netherlands 2017

The statistic displays the results of survey question concerning the most important reasons to buy books in the Netherlands in 2017. As part of the survey, respondents were asked to indicate their main reason for purchasing their last book. The survey outcomes indicate that the majority of respondents purchased their last book for their own enjoyment. Over 60 percent of respondents purchased their last book for their own leisure reading, whereas just two percent needed their last purchased book for work.

What was the most important reason to purchase your last book?*

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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

April 3, 2017 to April 20, 2017

Number of respondents

406 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

respondents who bought a book for themselves or for someone else

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Wat was de belangrijkste reden van de aankoop van dit boek [laatst gekochte boek]?" (English: What was the most important reason to purchase this book [last purchased book]?)

The results have been weighted to represent the entire population.

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