Language of last read book in the Netherlands 2018

The statistic displays the results of a survey regarding the language of the last book read by readers surveyed in the Netherlands in 2018. The survey results show that as of 2018, the majority of people surveyed in the Netherlands had read their most recently read book in Dutch. Close to 90 percent of survey respondents indicated that the most recent book they had read was written in Dutch, while ten percent of respondents had most recently read a book in English.

In which language did you read your last book?*

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Release date

August 2018



Survey time period

June 19, 2018 to June 27, 2018

Number of respondents

1,031 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

respondents who sometimes read books

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

*The question was phrased by the source as follows: "In welke taal was uw laatst gelezen boek?" (English:"In which language did you read your last book?")

The source does not provide any information regarding percentage points exceeding 100 percent.

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