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Average number of books read yearly by U.S. consumers 2018, by gender

The statistic shows the average number of books read each year by consumers in the United States as of August 2018, broken down by gender. According to the most recent data, 15 percent of women read between 20 and 50 books each year, and nine percent read more than 50.

Average number of books read each year by consumers in the United States as of August 2018, by gender

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Source

Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 10, 2018

Number of respondents

8,959 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

English-speaking residential population, who read books or newspapers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: About how many books do you read per year?

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