- 69% read a book in print
- 28% read an e-book
- 14% listened to an audio book
The average number of books read or listened to in 2013 is 12; median is five.
52% of readers only read a print book; 4% only read an e-book, and 2% only listened to an audiobook. Nine percent of readers said they read books in all three formats.
- 35% of print book readers also read an e-book and 17% listened to an audiobook
- 87% of e-book readers also read a print book in the past 12 months and 29% listened to an audiobook
- 84% of audiobook listeners also read a print book in the past year and 56% read an e-book.
42% of adults own a tablet
- Among tablet owners who read an e-book in 2013, 78% read e-books on their tablet
32% of adults own an e-reader
- Among e-reader owners who read an e-book in 2013, 87% read it on their e-reader
Source: “A Snapshot of Reading in America in 2013” Pew Research Center
What group do you fall into?
I consider myself an e-book reader since 90% of books I read are on my e-reader.