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

The statistic shows the average number of books read per year by consumers in the United States as of August 2018, broken down by income. The data shows that Americans earning more than $80,000 a year were more likely to have read more books than those on lower salaries, with 16 percent of respondents in this category saying that they read between 20 and 50 books per year compared to 10 percent of Americans with a salary below $40,000.

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

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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

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