Distribution of e-reader ownership in the Netherlands 2017, by period

The statistic displays the results of a survey of the distribution of e-reader ownership in the Netherlands in 2017, by period. The majority of respondents who had used an e-reader indicated that they had had their current e-reader for more than a year. While just two percent of respondents had a new e-reader which they had owned for less than a month, close to 60 percent currently had an e-reader that was over two year old.

For how long have you had your current e-reader?*

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Release date

March 2017



Survey time period

January 9, 2017 to January 16, 2017

Number of respondents

256 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

respondents who use an e-reader to read books

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hoe lang heeft u uw huidige e-reader al? Indien u meerdere e-readers heeft (gehad), gaat u dan uit van de e-reader die u het laatst verkregen heeft." (English: For how long have you had your current e-reader?)

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