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Italy: opinion on physical and digital books 2018

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey on the book reading habits of Italian adults as of December 2018. According to the study, about 67 percent of respondents preferred reading physical books because they could write in them, while about 54 percent of readers thought that buying e-books and audio books was overall more convenient than buying physical books.

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Release date

December 2018



Survey time period

December 5-6, 2018

Number of respondents

722 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents who had read books in the previous six months

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

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