Reasons to read e-books in the Netherlands 2018

The statistic displays the results of a survey on reasons to read e-books in the Netherlands in 2018. The survey outcomes indicated that the majority of those who read e-books did so because they found e-books more convenient as they weigh less than paper books. 70 percent of respondents indicated that the weight of e-books was a reason to read them, whereas the extra possibilities offered by e-books seemed to have little influence.

What are for you reasons to read e-books?*

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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

September 13, 2018 to September 26, 2018

Number of respondents

1,013 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

respondents who have read an e-book in the last 12 months

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Wat zijn voor u redenen om e-books te lezen?" (English: What are for you reasons to read e-books?)

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