Share of people reading books daily in the Netherlands 2013-2019

This statistic shows the share of people reading books (almost) daily in the Netherlands from 2013 to 2019. The survey results indicate that the share of people who read books daily or almost daily in the Netherlands decreased between 2013 and 2017. In 2013, 37 percent of those surveyed indicated that they read paper or digital books daily or almost daily, whereas by 2017 just over 25 percent of respondents did so. After 2017, the share of daily readers increased again, reaching 30 percent in 2019.

Share of people reading books (almost) daily in the Netherlands from 2013 to 2019*

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2013 to 2019

Number of respondents

1,251**

Age group

13 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hoe vaak bent u bezig met de volgende activiteiten: boek lezen (papier dan wel digitaal)?" (English: how often do you engage in the following activities: reading a book (paper or digital)?)
Figures represent the share of people indicating they engage in this activity multiple times a day or almost every day.

** 2013 n=1,202, 2014 n=1,202, 2015 n=1,201, 2016 n=1,212, 2017 n=1,282, 2018 n=1,206, 2019 n =1,208.

The figures have been taken from several publications.

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